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Wrapping an Equilateral Triangle (Posted on 2005-10-10) Difficulty: 3 of 5
You have an equilateral triangle you want to wrap with a square piece of paper. If the triangle has unit sides, what is the smallest square piece of paper that can be folded around the triangle such that both the front and back sides of the triangle are completely covered by the paper?

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  Subject Author Date
the answer!!!james2005-11-11 16:14:59
Some ThoughtsCeeAnne2005-10-17 13:34:48
re(6): my solution ( oops )Tristan2005-10-14 22:01:04
re(5): my solution ( oops )Michael2005-10-14 15:50:50
re(4): my solution ( oops )Tristan2005-10-14 05:16:52
Questionre(3): my solution ( oops )Michael2005-10-14 05:06:12
re(2): my solution ( oops )Tristan2005-10-13 23:26:53
re: my solution ( oops )Michael2005-10-13 03:28:11
my solutionMichael2005-10-13 03:22:36
SolutionSolution, with visualsTristan2005-10-12 16:41:42
Some Thoughtsfrom what I can tell...Tristan2005-10-12 16:11:55
re: estimateMichael2005-10-11 23:20:25
Some ThoughtsNo SubjectCeeAnne2005-10-11 20:03:53
estimateJer2005-10-11 19:15:06
Solutionby symmetryAdy TZIDON2005-10-11 16:36:16
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