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Covering A Circle (Posted on 2005-10-21) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A circle of unit radius is completely covered by three identical squares. What is the smallest size of the squares?

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overlap? | Comment 1 of 11

Can the squares overlap or should they not?

If they can the squares will be smaller.  In my opinion both cases are interesting.


  Posted by Jer on 2005-10-21 12:25:25
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