Comments on: Childhood Memories
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Mathematics, applications of mathematics to life in general, and my life as a mathematician.Thu, 24 Aug 2023 11:21:58 +0000
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By: James
https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/2023/08/childhood-memories/#comment-13781
Thu, 24 Aug 2023 11:21:58 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=1936#comment-13781I like the first problem! Knowing a bit of graph theory there is an obvious way to tackle it. Might have been tougher at high-school level though….
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By: Gennardo
https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/2023/08/childhood-memories/#comment-13777
Sat, 19 Aug 2023 06:51:50 +0000https://blog.tanyakhovanova.com/?p=1936#comment-13777Assume a point X is connected to 6 points A, B, C, D, E, F. Connect the 2 adjacent points respectively getting 6 triangles. One of this triangles (lets say XDE) must have an angle of at most 60° at X. This means the side DE can’t be larger than both sides XD and XE. Since there are no sides equal in length it must be shorter than one of the sides XD or XE. Contradiction.
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