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#1 BMAD

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 04:48 AM

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Six coins make the Triangle Man shown in the illustration.

The coins form three identical equilateral triangles as shown with the dotted lines.

Rearrange the coins into another shape with three equilateral triangles, each with a different size.

You may only move one coin at a time so that in its new position it touches at least two other coins.

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#2 TimeSpaceLightForce

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Posted 10 March 2013 - 04:47 PM

Spoiler for how about

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Edited by bonanova, 10 March 2013 - 11:36 PM.
Tried to fix spoiler

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 12:42 PM

Spoiler for how about

didnt your first image touch only one coin.??/


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#4 Krishna Kutty

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Posted 11 March 2013 - 02:20 PM

Spoiler for how about

didnt your first image touch only one coin.??/

Isn't it given that "You may only move one coin at a time so that in its new position it touches at least two other coins.So i think the answer is correct.


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Posted 14 March 2013 - 09:25 PM

can you point out where your three equilateral triangles are?  My answer looks different

Spoiler for how about


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#6 TimeSpaceLightForce

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 03:45 PM

Spoiler for yes youre right


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Posted 15 March 2013 - 06:36 PM

Spoiler for yes youre right

but the OP says: You may only move one coin at a time so that in its new position it touches at least two other coins.  the bottom coins do not touch two other coins


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#8 TimeSpaceLightForce

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Posted 15 March 2013 - 06:41 PM

Spoiler for yes youre right

but the OP says: You may only move one coin at a time so that in its new position it touches at least two other coins.  the bottom coins do not touch two other coins

"Its" and "it" refers to the moved coin isnt it?


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Posted 16 March 2013 - 11:21 AM

 


Spoiler for yes youre right

but the OP says: You may only move one coin at a time so that in its new position it touches at least two other coins.  the bottom coins do not touch two other coins

"Its" and "it" refers to the moved coin isnt it?

Spoiler for moved coins always touch atleast 2


Edited by TimeSpaceLightForce, 16 March 2013 - 11:22 AM.

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