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#1 witzar

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 09:01 AM

Nine points are given on the plane, no three of which are collinear.
Each pair of points is connected with segment, that is painted either white or black.
Prove that there exists either quadrilateral with white sides and diagonals or triangle with black sides.


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#2 bonanova

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 10:07 PM

Nine points are given on the plane, no three of which are collinear.
Each pair of points is connected with segment, that is painted either white or black.
Prove that there exists either quadrilateral with white sides and diagonals or triangle with black sides.


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