## Logic, IQ, and Lateral Thinking Problems.

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ke_mikiao wrote:

ok........can you turn this:

into a perfect square with only ONE line.

OK, here is the line.
*clears throat*

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I'm with Ken. That triangle is starting to piss me off. I've stared at it for so long that it feels like its mocking me.

Can I just pimpslap it so hard that it becomes a perfect square?

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Umm... how about if you remove the hypotenuse & the opposite and so you're left with one line which is a perfect square lying on its side (a perfect square with one line--get it?)?

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St_JtB wrote:Umm... how about if you remove the hypotenuse & the opposite and so you're left with one line which is a perfect square lying on its side (a perfect square with one line--get it?)?

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close.........but not it...............and by close i mean no where near the solution.........:D:D

.if y'all give up let me know.......ill need a few days head start, cause once i tell you the answer, you'll wanna kill me
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hmm so it seems to be very easy but nobody gets it... How about if you remove the hypotenuse and there's already a square at point C?
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ke_mikiao wrote:
ok........can you turn this:

into a perfect square with only ONE line.

(you can disregard the letters and stuff.......just the shape is needed)

Well, I can turn the whole image into a perfect square, using a line to cut off the top of the actual (white) rectangle... mmmm not it?
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If you use a line to cut from the midpoint of a across to h, perpendicular to a, and rotate the upper section 180Â° around the intersection point at h, so that vertices A and B coincide...

Assuming side a = 2b, would that make a square?

Or do things like rotation not qualify?

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due to the technical definition of a line being never ending can we use as many line segments as we want?

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Well, the same technique could be used to turn a circle into a perfect square with one line.
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draw a line from the point C downward.......it'll turn the triangle into the number 4..............which is 2 squared........a perfect square......

:D:D

-runs-

someone else post one now..........this forum is acting buggy for me......
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ke, I'm sorry, but I have to strangle you now.
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ke_mikiao wrote:draw a line from the point C downward.......it'll turn the triangle into the number 4..............which is 2 squared........a perfect square......

:D:D

-runs-

someone else post one now..........this forum is acting buggy for me......

hey he's got a point, albeit the wrong one...
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