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Knot or Not? (Posted on 2005-08-04) Difficulty: 1 of 5
I was walking along the road one day when I spied a cord of some sort lying in my path. From my vantage point, as I was approaching the cord, I could not tell if it was knotted or not.

What is the probability that the cord was knotted?

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re(3): As I figure it - Definition of a knot | Comment 7 of 16 |
(In reply to re(2): As I figure it by Richard)

In mathematics, a knot is defined as a closed, non-self-intersecting curve that is embedded in three dimensions and cannot be untangled to produce a simple loop.

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  Posted by Brian Smith on 2005-08-05 01:27:02
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