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Friday, July 1, 2011

Friday Puzzle

What is the area of the largest semicircle that can be inscribed in a unit square?

answer below (...and not as simple as might first appear):
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answer:   π (3 − 2 √2) or ~ 0.539

(if you didn't get it, you can go here for the explanation:
http://www.qbyte.org/puzzles/p153s.html

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