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Posers and Puzzles

Joined 15 Jun '06 Moves 16334 A diagonal as long as a straight line?

podunk, PA

Joined 10 Dec '06 Moves 7733 Originally posted by tomtom232
A diagonal as long as a straight line? My guess would be always

Joined 15 Jun '06 Moves 16334 Originally posted by joe shmo
My guess would be always as in... when we're talking about a square.

podunk, PA

Joined 10 Dec '06 Moves 7733 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)

Joined 15 Jun '06 Moves 16334 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. 😉

podunk, PA

Joined 10 Dec '06 Moves 7733 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

:'(

podunk, PA

Joined 10 Dec '06 Moves 7733 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.

🙁

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Joined 11 Nov '05 Moves 43938 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.

Joined 24 Jan '09 Moves 5514 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

podunk, PA

Joined 10 Dec '06 Moves 7733 Originally posted by AThousandYoung I like this response

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