CV123 - Tons of Triangles

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Tons of Triangles
Puzzle Number 123
Puzzle Name Tons of Triangles
Picarats Given 60 Picarats
Type Write Answer
Location Layton's Challenges
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This is the one hundred and twenty-third puzzle that appears in Professor Layton and the Curious Village. This puzzle can be accessed through Professor Layton's Challenges. In order to solve this puzzle, you must determine how many different triangles are hidden within the diagram.


[edit] Hints

Hint One
    There really is no trick at work here. You just need to find all the triangles you can.

    Look carefully so you don't miss any triangles that are hard to spot.

Hint Two
    Several triangles can share a single side.

    To make matters even more confusing, you need to look at every side of the big triangle to find all the triangles. Make sure you don't accidentally count a single triangle twice during your search.

Hint Three
    First, go ahead and count the large triangle all by itself. Then, add one of the three lines that splits the big triangle into two. Now your total has grown to three triangles.

    Next, add one more line to your big triangle and you'll create three new triangles. There are three combinations of two lines possible.

    Good luck finding the rest.

[edit] Messages

[edit] When Failed

Give it another shot!

Spotting triangles may seem easy, but there are quite a few to find here. Look carefully.

[edit] When Completed

Great job!

You can see the complete list of triangles above. For such a simple picture, that's a lot of triangles!

[edit] Solution


There are 17 triangles in the diagram.

[edit] Progress

4355 Picarats and 200 Hint Coins.

Last edited by Squiggle on 6 January 2016 at 18:41
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