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PROBLEM NO. 264

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by David Lindell, LS
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ABCD can be any quadrilateral. Q can be any point inside ABCD. Perpendiculars from Q to the sides divide them into two parts that then become the sides of squares. What is the sum of the areas of the odd numbered squares? The even numbered?

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386.454' EAST 534.000' 68.432'

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ABCD can be any quadrilateral. Q can be any point inside ABCD. Perpendiculars from Q to the sides divide them into two parts which then become the sides of squares. What is the sum of the areas of the odd numbered squares? The even numbered?