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Unit square overlap I (Posted on 2023-05-12) Difficulty: 3 of 5
The overlap of two unit squares is a rectangle with area 1/16.

Find the minimum distance between their centers.

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Graphical insight | Comment 4 of 7 |
(In reply to solution by Larry)

Putting the distance equation into Desmos to see the graph of distance vs vertical shift shows that the diagonal case which showed a distance of (3/4)√2 was actually the maximum distance.

  Posted by Larry on 2023-05-12 15:23:32

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