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Topic: 6 points in R3 conjecture
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Mary Krimmel

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Re: 6 points in R3 conjecture
Posted: Jul 21, 2010 10:48 PM
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I now see that 20 is indeed the maximum, that an example is easy to find, that my intuition was wrong. Also I see that there are at least two mistakes in my previous post (a typo and an omission); nevertheless,I think the meaning is clear.

Is it possible that a system of inequalities could solve the problem algebraically or contribute to its solution?

I assume that you found each number in [2,20] in the count of obtuse angles in the millions of 6-point sets you investigated. Have you any record of their distribution?

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