A man had a window a yard square, but it let in too much light. He blocked up half of it.
After this he still had a square window a yard high and a yard wide. How did he do it?
He blocked off the corners - this took away half of the area but still left a sqaure (standing on its corner) that was 1 yard high and 1 yard wide:
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| / \ |
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(I know that looks kind of skewed, but you get the idea...)
Posted by tomarken
on 2006-05-04 09:35:49