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Topic: Puzzle
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Puzzle
Posted: Oct 28, 1993 12:04 AM
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Given that this is symmetric about the central vertical axis, so that
both sides are at angle theta above the horizontal, and the top and
bottom parallel.

For what angle theta is the area of the figure at a maximum? (We can
restrict theta to the range (0,135]

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