Two equilateral triangles share a vertex. What is the proportion red : green?

# Tag: triangle

## The sand heap

Two squares share a vertex. Three other vertices form a triangle, of which one side length is given. What is its area?

## The residue

A parabola is tangent to two sides of a square and to the hypotenuse of an isosceles triangle. The three tangency points are shown. What fraction of the square is green?

## Mind the gap

A regular hexagon with an equilateral triangle sharing a vertex and having a vertex somewhere along the opposite side. What is the maximum length of line segment g?

## Down the tree

Two overlapping congruent isosceles triangles. What fraction of the total area is green?

## The leftover package

An isosceles triangle with an inscribed square and three triangles. What is the proportion black : red?

## Jingle bells

Two equilateral triangles share a vertex. What is the area of their overlap region?

## Lost in rotation

Four equilateral triangles inscribed in a fifth one. What fraction of the latter is coloured?

## The dog ear

A square contains a triangle. What fraction of the square is red?

## The tornado

A quadrilateral covers exactly half of the area of a rectangle. Find the length x in terms of a, b and c.