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#1 2006-02-28 15:32:16

Ricky
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Fence

You have 8 feet of fencing, and are asked to enclose the largest area within that fence as possible.  What do you do?


"In the real world, this would be a problem.  But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist.  So we'll go ahead and do that now..."
 

#2 2006-02-28 16:11:21

ganesh
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Re: Fence

Ricky, this was posted here long back, here. big_smile


Character is who you are when no one is looking.
 

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