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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?

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DOTS Division

Take any pair of two digit numbers x=ab and y=cd where, without loss of generality, ab > cd . Form two 4 digit numbers r=abcd and s=cdab and calculate: {r^2 - s^2} /{x^2 - y^2}.

Triangles Within Squares

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Why not encourage pupils to discover rules of their own?

This problem links to "Triangles withinTriangles " and the problem "Triangles within Pentagons"

There are many different ways to visualise this question and pupils should be encouraged to explain how they "know" their rule works.