Problem 1

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Table of Contents:

Famous Problems Home

The Bridges of Konigsberg
· Euler's Solution
· Solution, problem 1
· Solution, problem 2
· Solution, problem 4
· Solution, problem 5

The Value of Pi
· A Chronological Table of Values
· Squaring the Circle

Prime Numbers
· Finding Prime Numbers

Famous Paradoxes
· Zeno's Paradox
· Cantor's Infinities
· Cantor's Infinities, Page 2

The Problem of Points
· Pascal's Generalization
· Summary and Problems
· Solution, Problem 1
· Solution, Problem 2

Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

Proof that e is Irrational

Book Reviews

References

Links

Having trouble? That's okay, so did Euler. It doesn't seem possible to cross every bridge exactly once. In fact it isn't. To find out why, go to Euler's Solution of the Problem: The Degree of a Vertex.

Some failed attempts to solve the problem:

to the Bridges of Konigsberg

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August, 1998