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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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re(4): my solution ( oops ) | Comment 11 of 15 |
(In reply to re(3): my solution ( oops ) by Michael)

I was just trying to get the diagrams in your comment fixed so I could look at them.

May I refer you to this comment, though you seem to know what you're doing for the most part.

The "Formatting >>" is just above the text box, in case you missed it.
  Posted by Tristan on 2005-10-14 05:16:52

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