Category: Geometry

Semicircle Road Trip #2

If you figured out Semicircle road trip problem #1, you will find this second problem easy. The challenge is setting-up the solution/ explanation and not really in figuring out which road is longer. If you have an explanation, share them in the comment section. Problem There are two ways to get from Town A to…

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Semicircle Road Trip #1

Two roads connect Towns A and B. One passes through Town C which lies between A and B and the other a direct route. The roads are semicircular. Which road will you take if you want to conserve on gas? Why? Try this problem with your Facebook friends. It’s not that hard. Tricky, maybe. Like…

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Area of shaded regions

Here is problem about area which I’m sure you will enjoy solving. It’s not hard. Just tricky. Problem What is the total area of the shaded part of rectangle ACDB? As suggested by one of the readers, you should be able to explain why you think you have the correct answer. One way to do…

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