Problem of the Week

WEEK THIRTEEN: Rubber Band Man

Solutions due by high noon on Friday, May 2.

A rubber band is stretched around two points located 2 inches apart.  A coin of diameter 1 inch is centered exactly between the two points.  What is the precise length of the stretched rubber band?  (No decimal approximations.)

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