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Planks across a ditch (Posted on 2017-08-17) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Consider an L-shaped ditch with straight sides and both legs of the same uniform width.

Part 1: How wide a ditch can be bridged with two 10 foot planks?

Part 2: How wide a ditch can be bridged with three 10 foot planks?

Note: consider the planks to be rigid line segments - very thin yet strong.

No Solution Yet Submitted by Jer    
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  Subject Author Date
Intentions of the problem as d4Jer2017-08-18 20:59:28
An ideaLarry2017-08-18 12:33:44
Part 2Steve Herman2017-08-18 12:16:14
Solution?Kenny M2017-08-17 19:55:11
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