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Packing 'em In (Posted on 2004-03-02) Difficulty: 3 of 5

ABC is an acute-angled triangle with area 1. A rectangle F(PQRS) has its vertices on the sides of the triangle, with P and Q on BC, R on AC, and S on AB. Another rectangle, G(WXYZ), has its vertices on the sides of triangle ASR, with W and X on RS, Y on AS, and Z on AR.

What is the maximum total area of F and G?

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Hints/Tips re: Layman's Maths / we are not SQUARE!!! | Comment 8 of 13 |
(In reply to Layman's Maths by Juggler)

RECTANGLES, man,no one asked for SQUARES!!!
ady
  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2004-03-03 02:30:44

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