Puzzles


Puzzle 2: Placing Squares

3rd May 2015

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Eight squares of paper, all exactly the same size, have been placed on top of each other so that they overlap as shown.

In what order were the sheets placed?


Puzzle 1: Overlapping Squares

19th April 2015

 The square ABCD has an area of 196. It contains two overlapping squares; the larger of these squares has an area 4 times that of the smaller and the area of their overlap is 1.

What is the total area of the shaded regions?

Answer will appear after the next puzzle has been posted.