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What is the largest square table that you can cover completely using 3 square napkins of side 1 unit?

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You cannot tear the napkins but you can fold them or overlap them, and the napkins are allowed to drape over the side of the table.

posted Jul 13, 2014 by anonymous

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My answer is coming out to be 1.15/1.16 see my working dont have any mathmatical explanation.
Red one is 1st napkin, Grey one is second and yellow one is the third (center square is the table)

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solution Aug 26, 2015 by Salil Agrawal

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