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### Ball Packing

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If a ball is rolled into the corner of a room how far is its centre from the corner?

### When the Angles of a Triangle Don't Add up to 180 Degrees

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This article outlines the underlying axioms of spherical geometry giving a simple proof that the sum of the angles of a triangle on the surface of a unit sphere is equal to pi plus the area of the. . . .

### There and Back Again

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Bilbo goes on an adventure, before arriving back home. Using the information given about his journey, can you work out where Bilbo lives?

### Mouhefanggai

##### Stage: 4

Imagine two identical cylindrical pipes meeting at right angles and think about the shape of the space which belongs to both pipes. Early Chinese mathematicians call this shape the mouhefanggai.

### Three Balls

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A circle has centre O and angle POR = angle QOR. Construct tangents at P and Q meeting at T. Draw a circle with diameter OT. Do P and Q lie inside, or on, or outside this circle?