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Pegless Painting Plummets! (2) (Posted on 2006-06-02) Difficulty: 5 of 5
It is strongly recommended that you try this one first.

Can you hang a painting from three pegs such that the removal of any single peg causes the painting to fall?

See The Solution Submitted by Tristan    
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Solution This works | Comment 3 of 6 |
(In reply to here's an idea by macgyver08)

I took the solution with 2 pegs and turned it sideways.
Then I took the two loops over the top and doubled them and split the top peg into two new pegs.
Then I took this double loop and built another version over these two.
It should be possible to extend this to any number of pegs.

       /---\
/ \
/ /---\ \






/ / \ \
/ / /---\ \ \
/ / / \ \ \
/ / / /---\ \ \ \
| | | | O | | | |
| | \ \ | |/ /
| | \ \ | | /
| | \ \ |/|/
| | \ \ | |
| | \ X|/|
| | X | |
| | / X|\|
| | / / | |
| | / / |\|\
| | / / | | \
| | / / | |\ \
| | / / | | \ \
| | | | O | | | |
| \ \ \---/ / | /
| \ \ / |/
| \ \---/ |
| \ /|
| \ / |
| \ / |
| \ / |
| \/ |
| /\ |
| | \ |
| | \ /
| | \/
| \ O /\
| --- \
| |
+---------------+
| Painting |
+---------------+

  Posted by Jer on 2006-06-05 13:16:59
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