Six friends were playing a game of indoor soccer together, but got into a fight during their game. Upset with each other, they decided to position themselves in the (square) 300x300 foot gymnasium so as to maximize the distance between the closest pair. Where should they each stand?
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Your imaginative configuration has nice symmetry and really does look optimal. So does Bryan's just below. I think that both of you have calculated correctly, so Bryan is the current winner. As usual, Thought Provoker has been really provoking.
Edited on August 17, 2004, 8:35 pm
Posted by Richard
on 2004-08-17 15:32:08