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Which is a better fit in respect of the area occupied: a square peg in a round hole, or a round peg in a square hole?
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area of square = area of circle = area of circle / area of square = ( area of circle / area of square = area of circle / area of square = 78.5%
area of circle = now so so length of square = 2 area of square = 4 area of square = 2 area of square / area of circle = 2 area of square / area of circle = 2 / area of square / area of circle = 63.7% so the round peg is a better fit...;-)
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