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Geometry problem

Martyn Winn m.d.winn at dl.ac.uk
Fri Oct 10 22:21:37 EST 1997


Peter J. Floriani, Ph.D. wrote:
> 
> Though this might be called an algebra problem, rather than a geometry
> one, the answer is No.
> 
Well, its more a logic problem. 
a = b is obviously one solution.
As you increase a, you must be able to decrease b by some
amount to keep the volumne constant.
Hence, infinity of solutions.
Not a rigorous proof, I know, but convincing enough without
getting pencil and paper out.....

Martyn




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