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Points on a plane (Posted on 2006-08-18) Difficulty: 3 of 5
3 points are drawn on a plane, and inside their triangular region, more points are added such that no 3 are collinear, such that there are n points in total. What is the maximum possible number of line segments one could draw connecting two of these points such that none intersect other than at their endpoints?

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re: How Leonhard would solve it | Comment 3 of 5 |
(In reply to How Leonhard would solve it by JLo)

According to the problem statement, there are n points TOTAL. So V=n, not n+3, and Charlie's guess is correct even if his method may not be.
  Posted by Richard on 2006-08-18 19:41:30

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