"What is the area? You should be able to solve this"

08072018, 01:53 AM
(This post was last modified: 08072018 01:59 AM by Gerson W. Barbosa.)
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RE: "What is the area? You should be able to solve this"
(08072018 12:57 AM)Albert Chan Wrote: Ideally, cm^2 should be left out, and put back at the end. As a former Physics student (eons ago, for one and a half year), I usually don’t leave them out either. But I did this time as there was no way to make a mistake on this one. For some reason (perhaps a forgotten knowledge) I had a hunch the sums of the areas of opposite regions would equal each other. I tried two or three examples in scale and it proved right. Hopefully my graphical proof us valid and clear, despite mistakes like S1’ + S2” instead of S1’ + S2’. Once I had a hard time trying to impose my point without a proper proof, so I’ve been avoiding participating in these kind of discussions, but I thought this problem was worth being presented here. I’m glad you and others have liked it. Gerson. 

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