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More Trees (Posted on 2003-10-30) Difficulty: 2 of 5
After figuring how to plant your 10 trees in 5 rows, the tree keeper walks up to you.

I like your idea, but sometimes I get vicious squirrels that come and steal all the fruit off it...

I am installing some garden path such that it is harmless to humans but will shock squirrels. (This means the squirrels won't pass over it.) Can you place those 10 trees along 5 lines of straight garden path so that there are 4 trees on each garden path and there are some trees on the inside?

How would you arrange the trees this time?

See The Solution Submitted by Gamer    
Rating: 3.5000 (6 votes)

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re(2): Full Solution | Comment 19 of 27 |
(In reply to re: Full Solution by rerun141)

As I mentioned, there is a LONE tree in the center... point (4). All the others, including 1, 9, and 10 would be vulnerable to squirrels.

After I posted my solution, I briefly tried to follow Vicor's thoughts.... well.. he says "arrowhead like", but the rest, I didn't follow.
  Posted by SilverKnight on 2003-10-31 00:06:57

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