44
   

How many Triangles can you find in this Image?

 
 
leshaun2
 
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Reply Thu 20 Nov, 2003 11:17 am
Re: How many Triangles can you find in this Image?
40

Bibliophile the BibleGuru wrote:
How many triangles (counting ones of all possible sizes) can you find in the illustration below? Please post your answer.

http://www.puzzles.com/PuzzlePlayground/CountingTriangles2/CountingTriangles2.gif
andrewcarlin
 
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Reply Fri 21 Nov, 2003 06:06 pm
SORRY EVERYONE BUT ITS 44!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
zex
 
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Reply Sat 22 Nov, 2003 11:21 am
Okay folks, here is some definitive proof that it is 44. This will be a long post.

Label the intersections in order, so the upper left corner is A, the top middle is B, the upper right is C, the upper left middle is D and so on. Then, I will list all of the possible triangles, by size, and try by letter.

ADB
ADF
FDG
BDG
BEG
BEC
CEH
GEH
FIG
GIL
LIK
KIF
GJL
LJM
MJH
HJG (16 small triangles)
AFG
ABG
FAB
FGB
BGH
BCH
GBC
GHC
FKL
FGL
KFG
KLG
GLM
GHM
LGH
LMH (16 medium-small triangles, total now of 32.)
AGK
KGM
MGC
CGA
BFL
BHL
FBH
FLH (8 medium large triangles, total of 40)
AKM
KMC
MCA
CAK (4 large triangles, total of 44)

Please don't try to dispute this, if you think you find a different triangle, look at the list again, and see if it's just named differently.
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chickenlicken2
 
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Reply Sat 22 Nov, 2003 12:58 pm
i got 42 but because no one else did i think im wrong Embarrassed Confused Embarrassed actually change my mind its 44 Rolling Eyes Laughing
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Diane
 
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Reply Sat 22 Nov, 2003 01:06 pm
For pity's sake, bib, don't prolong this. 44, or, maybe 42 if Doug Adams is involved.
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kippax25
 
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Reply Sat 29 Nov, 2003 01:00 pm
Shocked there is deffinetly 44 triangles
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Alexandra
 
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Reply Sun 7 Dec, 2003 04:41 pm
44. Trust me.
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romie14
 
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Reply Tue 9 Dec, 2003 08:24 pm
I GOT 44
i got 44 yall wrong im right!!!!!!!!! HASHAHAHAHA
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alex1234
 
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Reply Sat 20 Dec, 2003 08:02 am
IT IS 48!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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alex1234
 
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Reply Sat 20 Dec, 2003 08:02 am
IT IS 48!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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alex1234
 
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Reply Sat 20 Dec, 2003 08:02 am
IT IS 48!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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alex1234
 
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Reply Sat 20 Dec, 2003 08:03 am
triangles
IT IS 48!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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alex1234
 
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Reply Sat 20 Dec, 2003 08:04 am
oops sorry for repeating i thought it wasn't working
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alex1234
 
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Reply Sat 20 Dec, 2003 08:06 am
nope nevermind it is 44, counted same ones twice
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SarkyOne
 
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Reply Sun 28 Dec, 2003 07:46 am
Nope I count 48.
The large diamond in the middle has a total of 12 triangles of different sizes,(4 large triangles, each containing 4 of the smaller triangles, plus 8 small triangles.)
Now, if you divide the pic into 4 parts, you'll get four squares with a cross inside. Each square has 8 triangles, times 4 squares is 32.
The large square surrounding the picture contains 4 large triangles.
So, yes, the answer is 48.
SarkyOne
 
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Reply Sun 28 Dec, 2003 07:59 am
Duh... Should think before I speak. Sorry. I get 44 now.
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OCCOM BILL
 
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Reply Sun 28 Dec, 2003 08:27 am
Yep, 44
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maddy42
 
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Reply Sat 17 Jan, 2004 06:13 am
44 for me now too I come to look at it again a couple months later!
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chaossoldiermsc
 
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Reply Mon 2 Feb, 2004 02:32 am
its 44
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chaossoldiermsc
 
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Reply Mon 2 Feb, 2004 02:33 am
its 44
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