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Weekly Problem 34 - 2008

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Intersection of square and triangle


The dots are one unit apart. What is the area of the region common to both the triangle and the square (in square units)?

 

If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

 

 

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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