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Topic: Overlapping circles
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Avni Pllana

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: Overlapping circles
Posted: Jun 17, 2009 2:06 AM
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> > Two circles of diameter (d) and (2*d) overlap (not
> > over the centres)
> > so that they have a common chord of length (c).

> The
> > measurement across
> > the two circles perpendicular to the chord is (s)
> > distance. I need to
> > find the diameters in terms of (c) and (s).
> >
> >

> I would like any further thoughts on this problem.

Hi Bill,

since the original problem has been solved elegantly, I would suggest to modify the problem by replacing the second circle with its inscribed equilateral triangle.

Best regards,

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