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Broad Topics > 2D Geometry, Shape and Space > Inscribed polygons

Semi-square

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What is the ratio of the area of a square inscribed in a semicircle to the area of the square inscribed in the entire circle?

Rati-o

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Points P, Q, R and S each divide the sides AB, BC, CD and DA respectively in the ratio of 2 : 1. Join the points. What is the area of the parallelogram PQRS in relation to the original rectangle?

Semi-detached

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A square of area 40 square cms is inscribed in a semicircle. Find the area of the square that could be inscribed in a circle of the same radius.

Squares, Squares and More Squares

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Can you dissect a square into: 4, 7, 10, 13... other squares? 6, 9, 12, 15... other squares? 8, 11, 14... other squares?

Compare Areas

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Which has the greatest area, a circle or a square inscribed in an isosceles, right angle triangle?

Hidden Rectangles

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Rectangles are considered different if they vary in size or have different locations. How many different rectangles can be drawn on a chessboard?

Inscribed in a Circle

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The area of a square inscribed in a circle with a unit radius is, satisfyingly, 2. What is the area of a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle with a unit radius?

The Medieval Octagon

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Medieval stonemasons used a method to construct octagons using ruler and compasses... Is the octagon regular? Proof please.

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The sides of a triangle are 25, 39 and 40 units of length. Find the diameter of the circumscribed circle.

Approximating Pi

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By inscribing a circle in a square and then a square in a circle find an approximation to pi. By using a hexagon, can you improve on the approximation?

Encircling

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An equilateral triangle is sitting on top of a square. What is the radius of the circle that circumscribes this shape?