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Problem
The diagram shows an octagon consisting of unit squares. The portion below is a unit square and a triangle with base . If bisects the area of the octagon, what is the ratio ?
Incorrect Answer
We see that half the area of the octagon is . We see that the triangle area is . That means that . Meaning,
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