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Can You Actually Solve This Viral Geometry Puzzle?

Hint: Triangles!

Can You Actually Solve This Viral Geometry Puzzle? — A square with a point inside that connects to the mid-point of each side such that the square splits into four uneven areas. Top-left area = 10 cm²; top-right area = 16 cm²; bottom-left area = 8 cm²; bottom-right area = ??
Illustration created by the author (not to scale)

I recently came across this viral geometry puzzle on the internet, and found it interesting to solve. I tried to track down the original source of this puzzle. But as is often the case with viral content, it is very difficult to narrow down the source. I personally came across this puzzle first from the work done by Presh Twalwalkar, who in turn…

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