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#1 2017-09-11 10:10:48

sydbernard
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Registered: 2017-09-04
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Geometry help

1. For which numbers n can it happen that a (not necessarily convex) pentagon has exactly n diagonals lying entirely in its interior? For each possible n, draw an example of a pentagon with exactly that many such “internal diagonals”.

2. Can a convex broken line self-intersect? (If yes, give an example, if no, give a proof.)

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#2 2017-09-15 19:52:47

bob bundy
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Re: Geometry help

hi sydbernard

1.  I think to do this, you'd have to work through all the possibilities.  geogebra as I mentioned before would help.

2.  What is meant by a 'broken' line?

Bob


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