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A quadrilateral problem
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Feb 17, 1993 2:24 PM


From walter!bogus Wed Sep 23 17:36:09 1992 From: Richard_Crandall (Richard Crandall) Subject: Geometry conundrum Date: Wed, 23 Sep 92 16:53:53 0400 Newsgroups: bcr.mre.msgs
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>From: Richard_Crandall (Richard Crandall) Subject: Geometry conundrum
A colleague of mine has posed this fascinating problem:
Take an arbitrary quadrilateral (foursided figure) and construct a square on each of the four edges. Each square has its side flush with the respective edge. Make a cross by connecting alternate centers of the squares.
Now, true or false:
"The two legs of the cross are always perpendicular." "The two legs of the cross are always of equal length."
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