Six Lines, 4 TrianglesDate: 8/19/96 at 17:2:52 From: Anonymous Subject: Six Lines, 4 Triangles How can six toothpicks be glued together to form exactly four triangles? Date: 8/30/96 at 15:13:21 From: Doctor Jim Subject: Re: Six Lines, 4 Triangles Here's a hint: glue two of them together to form a plus sign. -Doctor Jim, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Date: 8/30/96 at 15:14:5 From: Doctor Ken Subject: Re: Six Lines, 4 Triangles Hello! Here's another hint that will give you a different solution: don't restrict yourself to 2 dimensions! -Doctor Ken, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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