# Catastrophe Puzzle - Solution

### The Puzzle:

Draw a circle with radius 5 cm.

Draw a second circle with radius 3 cm just touching the most North-East part of the first circle.

Draw two small triangles, 4 cm apart, resting on top of the second circle.

Inside the second circle, arranged so that they are symmetrical about a vertical line through the centre, draw these four things:

a small triangle at the centre

two small circles 3 cm apart, above the triangle

the bottom half of a circle, below the triangle.

WHAT'S MISSING?

Draw a second circle with radius 3 cm just touching the most North-East part of the first circle.

Draw two small triangles, 4 cm apart, resting on top of the second circle.

Inside the second circle, arranged so that they are symmetrical about a vertical line through the centre, draw these four things:

a small triangle at the centre

two small circles 3 cm apart, above the triangle

the bottom half of a circle, below the triangle.

WHAT'S MISSING?

### Our Solution:

The instructions as given would have produced something like this:

What's missing? Feet, tail and whiskers at least!

What's missing? Feet, tail and whiskers at least!

Puzzle Author: Stephen Froggatt

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