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The leaning tower

A trapezium with it’s diagonals. Two areas are given. What faction is coloured?

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Solution

The coloured fraction is y/(x+y).

Solution by Kamran Zamani.

Visual solution

Solution without words by David Andriana.

Poem

La torre pendente di Pisa
With an unstable and slight foundation
All of marble stones in gothic style,
A tower for observation
Never one thought about it’s destruction
As a solution
Some tried a good restauration
and stabilisation
The tower remains a symbol of elevation

Bella

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