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?
(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 20051014 05:16:52 