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 Two circles (Posted on 2004-10-21)
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 Rating: 3.2500 (4 votes)

 Subject Author Date Solution Dej Mar 2008-03-07 07:34:42 solution akash 2006-01-05 02:18:55 re(4): Two circles case--further explanation bob909 2004-10-23 06:02:58 re(3): Two circles case--further explanation nikki 2004-10-22 11:43:11 re(2): Two circles case--further explanation bob909 2004-10-22 09:09:41 Hee hee (spoilers) nikki 2004-10-21 18:06:51 Answer + Solution (probably nothing new) nikki 2004-10-21 17:54:46 three circle case Charlie 2004-10-21 17:32:50 Three circles case David Shin 2004-10-21 17:25:21 re: Two circles case--further explanation Charlie 2004-10-21 17:20:06 Two circles case David Shin 2004-10-21 17:08:16

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