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From: Donald Shepherd
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Subject: Re: Complex number quiz
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Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 18:03:38 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 14:03:38 EDT
Frank Bemelman wrote:
> "Jonathan Kirwan" schreef in bericht
> > On Tue, 10 Sep 2002 00:57:40 +0100, "markp"
> > wrote:
> > >A square field 50m x 50m has a cow in it. The cow is tethered to a rope
> > >is fixed exactly half way down one side of the field. The rope is just
> > >enough for the cow to eat exactly half the grass in the field. How long's
> > >the rope?
> > >
> > >Before you answer, I have absolutely no idea what the solution is (used
> > >but long since forgotten).
> > No one took this on? Why, it's just your basic semicircle less twice
> > your half-a-chord-segment problem. The answer is obviously:
> > 29.141108m
> I believe the original puzzle used a round field. Makes it a bit
> Now let's see who bites ;)
> Frank Bemelman
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