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Some(?) of the Parts

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

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Ladder and Cube

A 1 metre cube has one face on the ground and one face against a wall. A 4 metre ladder leans against the wall and just touches the cube. How high is the top of the ladder above the ground?

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At a Glance

The area of a regular pentagon looks about twice as a big as the pentangle star drawn within it. Is it?

Matter of Scale

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
The red triangle is an enlargement of the original by a scale factor of a. The lengths of its sides are marked on.

Can you mark on the lengths of the blue triangle? What can you say about the resulting triangle when the two are joined together?