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Triangles and Squares (Posted on 2009-06-17) Difficulty: 3 of 5

For the arbitrary triangle ABC in the figure below, prove that:

   1) The yellow area is three times the cyan area.

   2) The magenta area is five times the red area.
Note: The yellow and cyan areas are squares.

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Some Thoughts Trapezoids? | Comment 3 of 4 |
The magenta areas appear to be trapezoids.  If we can prove that, then finding the area may be easier.
  Posted by Brian Smith on 2009-06-17 19:07:06
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