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The seventh bell

A regular hexagon shares a vertex with an equilateral triangle of area 7. What is the area of the hexagon?

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Solution

The hexagon area is 24.

Solution by Hung Le Huu.

Poem

The seventh bell
Just before 8th bell
Just before death
A symbol of our rituals
Of our collective memory
Leading us through fog and darkness
You can ring it slow or fast
It echoes in our craked soul
No mater which one chimes
The seventh bell always plays it’s part

Bella

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