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Topic: Problem of the Week, January 10-14
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Problem of the Week

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Problem of the Week, January 10-14
Posted: Jan 10, 1994 11:19 AM
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The problem of the week is a regular installment here at the geometry forum.
Each weekend a high school level geometry problem will be posted, and the
following weekend a summary of solutions and their authors will be posted.

Please do not post solutions to the problem of the week; instead mail your
answer along with as detailed a description of your method as
necessary/possible to pow@forum.swarthmore.edu (replying to this message
will also work). Solutions should be received by midnight Friday so they
can be combined and posted over the weekend.

Please include your name, grade, and school along with your answer.

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Problem of the Week for January 10-14

A regular polygon and an equilateral triangle are both inscribed in the
same circle so that the hexagon and the triangle share three vertices. The
fadius of the circle is 8 units. What is the area of the region between the
two polygons?

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