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Proof Without Words: Squares in Circles and Semicircles

The author shows that a square inscribed in a semicircle has \(2/5\) the area of a square inscribed in a circle of the same radius.

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3753
MSC Codes: 
97G40
Author(s): 
Roger B. Nelsen (Lewis and Clark College)
Publication Date: 
Friday, September 2, 2011
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
December, 2009
Subject(s): 
Geometry and Topology
Plane Geometry
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5.00
Rating Sum: 
15.00
Rating Average: 
3.00
Modify Date: 
Friday, September 2, 2011
Average: 3 (5 votes)

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