Breaking Chocolate Bars
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|Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny|
|The chocolate bar puzzle has three parameters: two side lengths (m and n) and actual selection of lines along which to break the bar and its parts... An interactive column for MAA Online that uses a Java applet to simulate a puzzle or mathematical problem, one not stated directly since the applet is intended to be such that the right answer to an as yet unstated problem should be easy to surmise. Also at http://www.cut-the-knot.org/ctk/chocolate.html.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Equations, Triangles and Other Polygons, Logic/Foundations|
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