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Puzzle 385, week of Sep 21, 2020
For Rosh Hashanah/Yom Kippur, here is a geometry puzzle. You have two equilateral triangles, each with an area of 45 sq inches and you overlap them to form a Jewish star. What is the area of the hexagon on the inside of the star?
Submit your answers here with the subject line “puzzle answer” for a chance to be this week’s winner. (No prize – just a shout out on the radio.)
The Point Puzzle is produced at KPOV, High Desert Community Radio, in Bend Oregon. It is heard on radio stations around the US, distributed through Audioport and PRX.
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WESU, Middletown Connecticut
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Radio St Pete, St Petersburg Florida
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WUMD, Dartmouth Massachusetts
WPRR, Grand Rapids Michigan
KTWH, Two Harbors Minnesota
KZGM, Cabool Missouri
Global Community Radio, Geneva New York
KBOO, Portland Oregon
KPOV, Bend Oregon
KSHD, Shady Cove, Oregon
KSKQ, Ashland Oregon (monthly)
KYAQ, Lincoln County Oregon
WLRI, Christiana, Pennsylvania
WOOL, Bellows Falls, Vermont
WRIR, Richmond, Virginia
KSER, Everett Washington
KVGD, Goldendale Washington
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Point Puzzle #131 – the week of Nov 9, 2015