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two circles and a square are drawn in a plane. find maximum number of intersection of the circles with square.
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B 12
C 16
D 20
E none
[Reveal] Spoiler: OA
C, is there other way instead drawing and counting number of intersections

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it should be A -8???? whats the source
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it should be A -8???? whats the source

source is 12th standard book. try to draw two concentric circles center inside square so that both circles crosses each arm of square 2times. you will get number of intersections as mentioned in OA. I can upload picture but i have to draw it... please let me know if it is required.
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its fine...actually i took 1 circle and a square...i should sleep
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is it possible for you to upload the diagram?
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is it possible for you to upload the diagram?

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Here's how I imagined it. Concentric circles obviously work too!
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