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Linked Rings (Posted on 2004-05-29) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Three rings (planar circles) are "linked" together, but you'll notice that none is directly linked with another.
  • The red ring is "behind" the yellow.
  • The yellow ring is "behind" the blue.
  • The blue ring is "behind" the red.
Still, while none is intertwined with another, it is impossible to pull them apart.
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Is this a paradox?

Can this really be built?

No Solution Yet Submitted by SilverKnight    
Rating: 3.6000 (5 votes)

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Some Thoughts re(2): String theory | Comment 9 of 19 |
(In reply to re: String theory by Popstar Dave)

"But what I liked best about this problem was the fact that it had a picture and lots of bright colours!"

Which reminds me, I wanted to ask someone, how do you submit problems like that with pictures in them?


  Posted by Danny on 2004-05-29 16:57:11
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