Ok, so it's not a sequence
Andrew Weimholt
andrew at weimholt.com
Wed Feb 6 20:20:19 CET 2008
On 2/5/08, David W. Wilson <wilson.d at anseri.com> wrote:
> At any rate, it's just a fun problem:
>
> Easy: Two distinct triangles in a plane are at distance 1 if they share a
> side. What is the maximum distance between two arbitrary triangles in a
> plane?
>
max distance is 3
If instead of triangles, we generalize to n-simplices, the max distance is n+1
>
> Harder: Two distinct triangles in a plane are at distance 1 if they share a
> side and the remaining vertex of one triangle lies on the other. Same
> question.
>
An upper bound on the max distance is 6
If we generalize to n-simplices, the upper bound on the max distance is 2(n+1)
Andrew
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