
Algebra PreAlgebra and Basic Algebra Math Forum 
 LinkBack  Thread Tools  Display Modes 
February 18th, 2012, 10:26 PM  #1 
Joined: Feb 2012 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  pls help to solve these problems...
Please help to solve this problem no.1...TIA! [attachment=0:ce89fk31]trapezoid01.JPG[/attachment:ce89fk31] 
February 18th, 2012, 10:27 PM  #2 
Joined: Feb 2012 Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Re: pls help to solve these problems...
and problem no. 2 please. TIA! [attachment=0:2f2jh6oe]squares01.JPG[/attachment:2f2jh6oe] 
February 18th, 2012, 11:46 PM  #3 
Global Moderator Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,131 Thanks: 428 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: pls help to solve these problems...
Here are some very rough sketches: 1: [attachment=1:35y2itf1]trapezoid.jpg[/attachment:35y2itf1] The parts are similar to the original with side lengths of 1/2 the original. 2: [attachment=0:35y2itf1]squares.jpg[/attachment:35y2itf1] Again, the parts are similar to the original with side lengths of 1/2 the original. 
February 19th, 2012, 09:43 AM  #4 
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,266 Thanks: 399  Re: pls help to solve these problems... These are fascinating shapes. A shape can be combined with its clones to make a larger (similar) model. There were named "reptiles" by Martin Gardner. Here is one more . . . called "The Sphinx". Code: * / \ / \ / \ / *** / / \ / \ ** \ ** \ / \ / \ *** 

Tags 
pls, problems, solve 
Thread Tools  
Display Modes  

Similar Threads  
Thread  Thread Starter  Forum  Replies  Last Post 
Can't solve these 3 problems  Punmaster  Linear Algebra  2  February 15th, 2013 11:59 AM 
Can you solve that problems?  Rany Tandoom  Algebra  6  October 24th, 2008 12:27 PM 
Need help to solve few problems :(  amero  Calculus  3  August 14th, 2008 10:54 AM 
Three problems to solve  Rooonaldinho  Math Events  10  October 28th, 2007 08:17 AM 
CAN SOMEBODY HELP SOLVE THIS PROBLEMS PLEASE  vloraboy  Abstract Algebra  0  January 1st, 1970 12:00 AM 