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Moving Day (Posted on 2004-05-26) Difficulty: 3 of 5
An easier version of this puzzle is here.

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.

Overhead view of the hallway:

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

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

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re: I get a different answer than that of FK and Jer!. Comment 31 of 31 |
(In reply to I get a different answer than that of FK and Jer!. by ajosin)

It turns out that the solutions look diferent but in reality they are the same. We all agree then.

(Oops)

  Posted by ajosin on 2005-03-17 04:02:29

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