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The push-up

Two squares share a vertex. What’s the proportion x : y in terms of side lengths a and b?

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Solution

The proportion x : y = √(a2-b2) : b.

Solution by Okan Atalay.

Poem

What pushes me up ?
Relation to one another
Kindness and respect
With love and tolerance
Be cool and pleasant
Go ahead and push up
Show a sense of humour
Life is not always easy
But every day can be a miracle
One little thing can make a difference
And push up makes sense

Bella

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