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TF35 Test Your Geometry Skills

A cache by pieterix (adopted from Trackinfind) Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/29/2007
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Geocache Description:

The coordinates stated above is not the coordinates of the cache, but brings you to the popular beach front of Blouberg.

Question No 1: What is the total length of the curve?

The curve is composed by connecting 6 quarter circumferences with different sizes as shown in the figure.

Assume the length of one side of the small square in the middle is 1 centimetre, what is the length of the curve?

The answer rounded off to the nearest whole number = AB

Question No 2: How many square centimetres are in the shaded areas within 5 circles?

Assume the radius of one circle is 5 centimetres. How many square centimetres are in the shaded areas?

The answer rounded off to the nearest whole number = CDE

Question No 3: How many degrees is the total of all the sharp angles?

There are 5 sharp angles in a star. How many degrees is the total of all 5 sharp angles? = FGH

Now you can go and find the cache at

S (F+C)B, ((B+D)-F)E, B(C+D)(A+C)
E FE, C(F+G), H(C+D)F

First 2 Find honours go to Bear&Fox!
Well done on your Geometry skills!

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Uvag gb dhrfgvba Ab 1: Gurer ner 6 dhnegre pvepyrf.

Uvag gb dhrfgvba Ab 2: Pnyphyngr bar bs gur sbbgonyy funcrq nernf svefg.

Uvag gb dhrfgvba Ab 3: Gur fhz bs nyy gur natyrf va n gevnatyr vf 180 qrt.

Uvag gb pnpur: 3eq Ubevmbagny sebz gur obggbz. Lbh zvtug jnag gb gel guvf bar ng avtug be unir ybgf bs fgrnygu novyvgvrf.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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