A circle touches the lines OA, OB and AB where OA and OB are
perpendicular. Show that the diameter of the circle is equal to the
perimeter of the triangle
P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls,
without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus
I keep three circular medallions in a rectangular box in which they
just fit with each one touching the other two. The smallest one has
radius 4 cm and touches one side of the box, the middle sized one
has radius 9 cm and touches two sides of the box and the largest
one touches three sides of the box. What is the radius of the
The diagram shows two semicircular arcs, PQRS and QOR . The diameters, PS and QR , of the two semicircles are parallel; PS is of length 4 and is a tangent to semicircular arc QOR .
What is the area of the shaded region?
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