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Categories : geometry : table.in.corner.p

Put a round table into a (perpendicular) corner so that the table top
touches both walls and the feet are firmly on the ground.  If there is
a point on the perimeter of the table, in the quarter circle between
the two points of contact, which is 10 cm from one wall and 5 cm from
the other, what's the diameter of the table?


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