# Puzzler of the Day!

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Jin E, Sep 14, 2001.

1. ### Jin E Second Unit

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Figure this one out!

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2. ### Matt Kasprzak Extra

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Hi Jin,
I've seen this one before, and I believe the solution is along the lines...
Spoiler:... by virtue of the various building blocks that form the triangle, the edge that forms the hypotenuse of the right triange is not perfectly straight. Rather, it bows in on the top picture and bows out on the bottom, with area in the "missing square" being distributed along the entire length. In other words, the slopes of the green triangle and red triangle are slightly different.

3. ### BrianB Producer

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You're exactly right, Mat.
Spoiler:Both diagrams have exactly the same 'covered' area. The slope in picture one *looks* straight, but in reality there's a bend.
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