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Octagon in a Circle (Posted on 2004-10-25) Difficulty: 3 of 5
The octagon ABCDEFGH is inscribed in a circle, with the vertices around the circumference in the given order. Given that the polygon ACEG is a square of area 5 and the polygon BDFH is a rectangle of area 4, find the maximum possible area of the octagon.

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answer Comment 6 of 6 |
The required maximum possible area of the octagon, correct to six places of decimals, is 6.708204
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-11-24 05:31:03
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