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Pyramid Maneuver (Posted on 2012-12-06) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A walking track is constructed over the surface of a pyramidal structure having a square base of side 100 feet and base angles of the inclined faces equal to 60 degrees each. The track was laid as the shortest path from one corner of the base to its opposite one.

Is it feasible for a traveller who cannot negotiate a slope stiffer than 1 in 2 to undertake and finish walking uphill along the track?

No Solution Yet Submitted by K Sengupta    
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re(2): No trig soluiton Comment 4 of 4 |
(In reply to re: No trig soluiton by Bractals)

Fixed the typo.  Thank you.

As for using AYP instead of APH:  I didn't notice this triangle in the sketch I made.  It wasn't any more work using APH.

  Posted by Jer on 2012-12-10 13:51:01

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