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# Prof. Templeton

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Offline Last Active Oct 14 2013 01:46 AM

### In Topic: The traveling ant

07 December 2012 - 12:48 AM

This reminds me of a scooter trip I once took on these very boards where I learned a valuable lesson about head-starts.

### In Topic: Woodchucks

07 December 2012 - 12:46 AM

A woodchuck would chuck as much wood as a woodchuck could chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.

### In Topic: It seems to be hard!

29 November 2012 - 01:28 PM

The letter E not in your alphabet?

It was correctly included in the OP, just not the explanation.

### In Topic: The elusive chord

27 November 2012 - 08:27 PM

Inscribe a regular polygon of n sides where n > 1.
Take the chord to be one side of the polygon; (n = 2 gives a diameter.)
Let n be chosen at random.

What is that average chord length?

Quite small. The larger n is the smaller the chord length. I would argue that this is not an acceptable way to chose "random chords", however.

### In Topic: The elusive chord

27 November 2012 - 03:36 PM

After doing some research and none of the math, I've found
Spoiler for that