The giant’s shoulder

Two equilateral triangles inside a square. What’s the proportion orange : blue?

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Orange : blue is 1 : 3.

Solution by Ferdi Yılmaztürk.


In greek mythology
A giant
Had the burden to carry the
spheres on his shoulders
For eternity
After the battles in Thessaly
Atlas, the giant, inventor of astronomy,
Stole the golden apples and refused Perseus hospitality
So said the prophecy
Punishing him severely


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