Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Investigation #4 Found Shapes

I found this on the corner of Bergen&Smith:
It's a pretty ordinary fire escape (although the "Z" kind is much more common). It led me to think about the ratio between the V shape and the outer corner, like in this diagram:
So, what is the ratio between the gray and the white?

1 comment:

  1. Just from looking at it I want to say each part is 1/3 of the total area. However, there probably is another number, something much more precise.