Monday, August 02, 2010

Matchbox Puzzle Baffles Me, Help Needed

Neil and Sue bought their dream cottage in the country. The only problem was the kitchen window. It was just 2 feet high and 2 feet wide and let in very little light.  So they had a new window made, double the size, though it still measured 2 feet high by 2 feet wide.

Is this possible ?

7 comments:

  1. Double Glazed? That gives you two panes at 2ft x 2ft.

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  2. define 'double the size'. Area? volume? dimensions? No mention made of the depth of the window - country cottages often have thick walls.

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  3. window in the roof?

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  4. I can't define it, that was the puzzle as written on the back of a box of matches, and to get the answer it says send a S.A.E to.....

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  5. Bay window. Won't help with the light, but it could easily be double the glazed size...

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  6. They left the old window in place and put the new one of the same size next to it. Come on YS, pull yourself together!

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  7. Old window was triangular and new one is rectangular. That will double the size with same height and width. Double glazing wouldn't sort little light issue.

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