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Pythagoras Unconventional (Posted on 2011-02-10) Difficulty: 3 of 5

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The rods are:

Rational : 1,2,3 :

Irrational :sqrt (2),sqrt (3),sqrt (5),

5 of 20 possible triplets are Pythagorian.:


Rem1: I f you randomly select three rods there is a probability of 25% you will be able to create a right angled triangle..

Rem2: There might be other combinations.

Edited on February 10, 2011, 1:03 pm
  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2011-02-10 13:01:15

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