• 0

Sheep Mowing service

Question

Posted · Report post

If we tie a sheep to one peg it eats out a circle in grass. If we put a rope through a ring on its neck and tie both ends of the rope to two pegs it eats out an ellipse. If we want an oval we tighten one rope between two pegs put a ring with a rope on it and tie the sheep to its other end.

How to tie a sheep so that it eats out a square in grass? We have one sheep ropes pegs and rings.

post-53485-0-38597100-1394207237_thumb.p

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

2 answers to this question

  • 0

Posted (edited) · Report post

I'll try to explain this:



1) Put 4 pegs in the 4 corners of the square
2) Put a ring on the neck of the sheep and run a rope through it
3) Put rings on both ends of that rope.
4) Run a rope from one corner's peg, through the loop on one end of the rope attached to the sheep, and tie it to the peg on the same side of the square
5) Repeat step 4 for the other side.

The result would kind of look like an H, where the sheep can roam freely side to side along the middle rope (since it's looped through his neck ring), and up and down (since the middle rope is attached to the two side ropes). This would allow him to eat everywhere inside of the 4 pegs, but not be able to get outside of them at all...

Edited by Pickett
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0

Posted · Report post

I think Pickett's got it for the square. How about an equilateral triangle?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.