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Puzzle Brings... Olympic Rings Gregory V. Akulov, teacher, Luther College High School, Regina, Saskatchewan

August 17, 2014

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/// c0pyright Let the centers of the red, blue, yellow, and green rings of the Olympic Symbol (shown above) lie on the arc of radius r. If the distance between centers of green and yellow rings is 2a , show that the distance between the centers of red and yellow rings is1 \[\large \sqrt{(r+a)(r+2a)}-\sqrt{(r-a)(r-2a)}.\] Copyright © December, 2013 by Gregory V. Akulov 1 First appeared in Ontario Mathematics Gazette Vol.52 #4, June 2014.


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