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Posers and Puzzles

Posers and Puzzles

  1. 16 Dec '10 23:00
    A diagonal as long as a straight line?
  2. Subscriber joe shmo
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    16 Dec '10 23:49
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    A diagonal as long as a straight line?
    My guess would be always
  3. 17 Dec '10 00:03
    Originally posted by joe shmo
    My guess would be always
    as in... when we're talking about a square.
  4. Subscriber joe shmo
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    17 Dec '10 00:45 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    as in... when we're talking about a square.
    as in, when is the diagonal of a square as long as a side of the square?

    if so, I change my position to never, or, when 1=Sqrt(2)
  5. 17 Dec '10 00:54
    Originally posted by joe shmo
    as in, when is the diagonal of a square as long as a side of the square?

    if so, I change my position to never, or, when 1=Sqrt(2)
    Try takin a walk outside the box.
  6. Subscriber joe shmo
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    17 Dec '10 01:11
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    Try takin a walk outside the box.
    I don't like your cryptic replies

    I usually don't do well outside the box
    :'(
  7. Subscriber joe shmo
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    17 Dec '10 01:45 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    Try takin a walk outside the box.
    Im takin your criptic message to point me toward the perimeter

    Let a side length =A
    perimeter P=4A
    Diagonal = x

    x= sqrt(2)A
    4x/sqr(2) = 4A=P

    so when x = sqrt(2)P/4

    edit: This seems non-sensical as well, and is obviously not outside the box far enough.
  8. Subscriber AThousandYoung
    Proud Boys Beware
    17 Dec '10 06:37
    On a chessboard of course
  9. 17 Dec '10 09:09
    Originally posted by tomtom232
    A diagonal as long as a straight line?
    When is a diagonal *not* a straight line?

    As the question is posed, "always" is a very good answer.
  10. 17 Dec '10 13:00
    so a squared plus b squared equals c squared.
    well heres the obvious cheating answer...a=0 b=10 c=10
    and if b=c (or a=c) then b squared= c squared. so then if b=c in this equation a squared plus b squared=c squared we can take out "b squared= c squared" because they are equal. so we are left with a squared=0. so a=0 is the only way i can think of
  11. Subscriber joe shmo
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    17 Dec '10 13:09 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by AThousandYoung
    I like this response
  12. 17 Dec '10 13:11
    Draw it on a sphere.
  13. 17 Dec '10 21:03
    Athousandyoung deserves a prize.