1.Two circles are drawn in a 12-inch by 14-inch rectangle. Each circle has a diameter of 6 inches. If the circles do not extend beyond the rectangular region, what is the greatest possible distance between the centers of the circles?

** I came up with 8inches just by looking at the word problem, but I dont know how to set it up **

2. The area of square I is 1 square unit. A diagonal of square I is a side of square II, and a diagonal of square II is a side of square III. What is the area of square III?