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Topic: Graph Theory Question #1
Replies: 1   Last Post: Apr 30, 2005 1:48 PM

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 Bill Posts: 31 Registered: 4/30/05
Graph Theory Question #1
Posted: Apr 30, 2005 8:34 AM

Hi Guys:

Well, out of 10 questions I have two that are killing me. This proof is one
of them. If someone could give me a push in the right direction I'd
appreciate it.

"We suppose that we have n vertices in the Euclidean plane, and that we have
used either the Kruskal or the Prim algorithm to draw the shortest network T
among these vertices. Prove that whenever two edges of T meet at a vertex,
the angle between them must be at least 60 degrees."

It's like the next question I'm going to post, I can visualize it, but have
difficulty writing the proof.

Bill

Date Subject Author
4/30/05 Bill
4/30/05 Brian M. Scott