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Problem of the Week 1109

Three Circles

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The figure below shows three circles, a square, and some tangents:

The two lower circles have the same size. Do all three have the same size?

Source: Walker Exam, Amherst College, 2003; courtesty of Dan Velleman.

© Copyright 2008 Stan Wagon. Reproduced with permission.

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3 November 2008