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# I completely baffled by this maths (pythagoras) watch

1. Area of rectangle is (28*4)^2.
2. Connect centers.
Use Pythogras and calculate the height of the rectangle.
3. (Original post by aceplayyt)
Area of rectangle is (28*4)^2.
That's wrong.
4. you get an equilateral triangle with edges 56mm. you need to find the height of the triangle...
5. (Original post by thekidwhogames)
Connect centers.
Use Pythogras and calculate the height of the rectangle.
how you do the length though?
6. (Original post by Obolinda)
how you do the length though?
- connect centers
- make triangle
- split to make right-angled triangle
- use radii of circles to calculate height of triangle and thus height of rectangle easily and find area
7. I got 11704mm^2
8. i got 10863mm^2
9. anyone know the right answer?
10. 10100mm^2?
11. (Original post by Amanzhol)
I got 11704mm^2
same 112x(56+28√3)
12. (Original post by thekidwhogames)
That's wrong.
oh yh used area of square oops

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