A standard six-sided die spontaneously starts to divide like a living cell. The spots on the die move during the process and spread across the faces of the resulting pair of dice. That is, the two daughter dice share between them the spots from the original parent die, but possibly in new locations. After a … Continue reading Dividing Dice
Imagine your calculator is broken. Although it will still display numbers, only the 4 key, + key, = key, and clear key work. Starting at 0, can you get the calculator to display 1000? What is the fastest way, with the fewest button presses?
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Find all configurations of four (distinct) points in the place that will determine exactly two distinct (non-zero) distances.