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Circle Square (Posted on 2004-01-13) Difficulty: 2 of 5
In a square of side 4, I pack 4 circles of unit radius.

What's the largest circle I can fit into the center (such that it doesn't overlap the other circles)?

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answer Comment 15 of 15 |
The required largest circle to fit into the center must possess a diameter of approximately 0.828427125.
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-09-11 04:43:44
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