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Test your mathematical skills with the Problems of the Week from the Spring 2018 issue of Math Matters magazine!
We solved Problems 1 and 2.
Check your solution to Problem 1.
Check your solution to Problem 2.
You’ve been working on Problem 3.
Problem 3. A convex octagon inscribed in a circle has four consecutive sides of length 3 and four consecutive sides of length 2. Find the area of the octagon.
Check your solution to Problem 3.
Was Problem 3 a breeze? Next up is Problem 4!
Problem 4. In trapezoid PQRS, PQ and SR are perpendicular to PS, PQ < RS and PQ + RS = QR. Given that PS = 20, find the value of PQ * RS.
Check back the first Monday of October for the answer to Problem 4 and to take a look at Problem 5!
Published: September 3, 2018