# Math Problem Help

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**Math Problem Help**

Anyone know the name of this math problem or any links with info on it. I solved it, just wanted to see if there was anything else on it.

You take a 1 x 1 square. Draw 4 quarter circles with a radius of 1 with the center of each at the four vertices of the square. Compute the area of the intersection.

You take a 1 x 1 square. Draw 4 quarter circles with a radius of 1 with the center of each at the four vertices of the square. Compute the area of the intersection.

*Last edited by Venusian; 08-22-05 at 08:47 AM.*

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Agreed. I had a solution that evaluated numerically to that 30 minutesago, but I made half a dozen mistakes "simplifying" it to that form. Finally got the form to agree with the number. Numerically, is is 0.3151 of the area of the square.