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Professor Brainbloom had a very curious mathematical garden. There were probability trees, random flowers that had grown from seed, and broken garden gnomes that looked fractionally vulgar! Mathematical phenomena used to occur too. Like the time when the professor was laying a path of square slabs. He was just lowering the last slab into position when a prime pear struck his head. The slab crashed to the ground and shattered into pieces. The professor might have been annoyed, but he soon realised that the square slab had broken into exactly nine triangular pieces so that every angle was less than a right angle. How were the triangles arranged in the square?

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