Delving Deeper: Areas within Areas
Marshall Lassak and Renee Fietsam
Edited by Maurice Burke, J. Kevin Colligan, Maria Fung, and Jeffrey J. Wanko
October 2012, Volume 106, Issue 3, Page 234
An old MT Calendar problem on a square inscribed in a square is extended and expanded. The original problem asked readers to minimize the ratio of the inner square to the outer; the authors go beyond squares to polygons.
Calculus and Higher Level Mathematics
Right Triangle Trig
Ratios / Proportions