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Two circles (Posted on 2004-10-21) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In a 8½x11 sheet of paper I drew two equal non-overlapping circles -- both completely inside the paper, of course.

What's the largest portion of the paper I could cover with the circles?

What would be the answer if I drew THREE equal circles?

No Solution Yet Submitted by Federico Kereki    
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  Subject Author Date
SolutionSolutionDej Mar2008-03-07 07:34:42
solutionakash2006-01-05 02:18:55
re(4): Two circles case--further explanationbob9092004-10-23 06:02:58
re(3): Two circles case--further explanationnikki2004-10-22 11:43:11
Questionre(2): Two circles case--further explanationbob9092004-10-22 09:09:41
Hee hee (spoilers)nikki2004-10-21 18:06:51
SolutionAnswer + Solution (probably nothing new)nikki2004-10-21 17:54:46
Solutionthree circle caseCharlie2004-10-21 17:32:50
SolutionThree circles caseDavid Shin2004-10-21 17:25:21
Solutionre: Two circles case--further explanationCharlie2004-10-21 17:20:06
SolutionTwo circles caseDavid Shin2004-10-21 17:08:16
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