My work has always tried to unite the true with the beautiful and when I had to choose one or the other, I usually chose the beautiful.
In an obituary by Freeman J. Dyson in Nature, March 10, 1956.
Mutually tangent circles
Three congruent circles of radius 6 inches are mutually tangent to one another. Compute the area enclosed between them. (Venable, Elements of Geometry, 1890)
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