on amounts

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The area of the above squares shall visualize a certain amount of money.

A little puzzle for randform visitors:

The upper outer square visualizes an amount which is … times bigger as the amount of the upper inner square.

The lower outer square visualizes an amount which is … times bigger as the amount of the lower inner square.



solution:

If inkscape doesnt have a bug then the amount which is visualized by the area of the outer square should be in both cases twice as big as the amount visualized by the inner square. I.e. if the inner square visualizes 300 billion $ then the outer square visualizes 600 billion $.

more precise: the upper inner square has an area of 4*4 units and thus the upper outer square has an area of 4*4*2 units, the lower inner square an area of 1*1 units.

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