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Some generalisations and extensions of a remarkable geometry puzzle

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  15 February 2024

Quang Hung Tran*
Affiliation:
High School for Gifted Students, Vietnam National University at Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam e-mail: hungtq@vnu.edu.vn

Extract

There is a very interesting mathematical puzzle involving the geometrical configuration in the book Mathematical Curiosities [1, 2] by Alfred Posamentier and Ingmar Lehmann. It is shown in Figure 1.

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