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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


Show that for any triangle it is always possible to construct 3 touching circles with centres at the vertices. Is it possible to construct touching circles centred at the vertices of any polygon?


M is any point on the line AB. Squares of side length AM and MB are constructed and their circumcircles intersect at P (and M). Prove that the lines AD and BE produced pass through P.


Age 14 to 16
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Semi-detached printable sheet

In the diagram below, the blue square is inscribed in the semicircle, and the yellow square is inscribed in the circle.

Two squares inscribed in circle and semi-circle

The blue square has an area of $40$cm$^2$.

Can you find the area of the yellow square?