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Online Geometry Problem 878: Square, Inscribed Circle, Quadrant, Center, Perpendicular, Metric Relations. Level: High School, Honors Geometry, College, Mathematics Education

In a square ABCD (AB = 4), inscribed circle O cuts arc BD of center A at E and F. OH is perpendicular to EF. Find OH.

 

Geometry Problem: Square, Inscribed Circle
 

Geometry problem solving is one of the most challenging skills for students to learn. When a problem requires auxiliary construction, the difficulty of the problem increases drastically, perhaps because deciding which construction to make is an ill-structured problem. By “construction,” we mean adding geometric figures (points, lines, planes) to a problem figure that wasn’t mentioned as "given." font>p>

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