### Abstract

The

*Three Squares Problem*represents an interesting geometrical result. If three congruent squares are placed side by side as shown in Figure 1, and three diagonals are drawn in as indicated, then the sum of the angles*α*₁,*α*₂ and*α*₃ is 90°. The reader is invited to explore this problem before reading on. Copyright © 2017 Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa (AMESA).Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 30-31 |

Journal | Learning and Teaching Mathematics |

Volume | 2017 |

Issue number | 23 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - Dec 2017 |

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