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A Square Problem (Posted on 2004-12-26) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Given a unit cube, what is the largest square that can be placed completely inside the cube?

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Possibly.. | Comment 14 of 17 |
Let ABCD be the bottom face & EFGH be the top face of the cube.(edges of the other faces are AE,BF,CG,DH). Draw a line from the midpoint of EH (point M) to the midpoint of AB (point N, this is one side of the square. The length of this line (pythagoreanly) MN = sqrt 1.5

  Posted by Charles Bohnsack on 2005-03-05 00:40:19
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