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 Moving Day (Posted on 2004-05-26)
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A large panel needs to be moved through a corridor, the panel is tall as the corridor. The corridor is A feet wide before a right angle turn, after the turn, it is B feet wide. What is the maximum length of the panel that can pass through this corner.

```+------------+---
|           /   |
|          /    |B ft
|         /     |
|        /+------
|       / |
|      /  |
|     /   |
|    /    |
|   /     |
|  /      |
| /       |
|/        |
+<-A ft-->|
```

 See The Solution Submitted by Brian Smith Rating: 3.8333 (6 votes)

 Subject Author Date re: I get a different answer than that of FK and Jer!. ajosin 2005-03-17 04:02:29 I get a different answer than that of FK and Jer!. ajosin 2005-03-17 03:51:16 explaining ketter 2005-01-21 10:56:43 my solution ketter 2005-01-21 10:47:58 rewrite of my solution (what symbols?) lake 2004-10-26 16:48:45 re moving day lake 2004-10-21 15:20:19 re: my solution Danny 2004-06-07 10:46:45 my solution becca 2004-06-07 01:10:08 re: Intuitive (errata) Elisabeth 2004-06-04 08:33:00 Intuitive Elisabeth 2004-06-03 18:50:40 re(3): Generalize.to SK. SilverKnight 2004-06-03 01:12:47 re(2): Generalize.to SK. joe 2004-06-02 22:18:10 re: Generalize.. SilverKnight 2004-06-02 13:43:33 Generalize.. joe 2004-06-01 23:06:48 re: Agreement with F.K. - Fixed Jer 2004-05-28 08:59:28 re: Agreement with F.K. -- symbols not coming out too well Charlie 2004-05-27 21:54:37 SilverKnight's suggestion Federico Kereki 2004-05-27 12:42:19 Agreement with F.K. Jer 2004-05-27 10:16:11 re(2): Full Solution e.g. 2004-05-27 10:02:20 re: stars on 45 Danny 2004-05-27 08:05:06 re: stars on 45 e.g. 2004-05-27 07:59:13 stars on 45 Lee 2004-05-27 00:39:42 re(2): Full Solution SilverKnight 2004-05-26 16:06:25 re: Full Solution Charlie 2004-05-26 15:55:59 DOH! Danny 2004-05-26 15:22:00 re: Full Solution Federico Kereki 2004-05-26 15:00:20 re(2): pythagorean solution Danny 2004-05-26 14:56:32 Full Solution SilverKnight 2004-05-26 14:28:31 calclueless rixar 2004-05-26 14:26:44 re: pythagorean solution Federico Kereki 2004-05-26 14:24:56 pythagorean solution Danny 2004-05-26 14:20:15

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