Means Possible ?
You have two rods
made of pure gold. Doesn’t everyone?
You want to cut one of the
rods into two pieces, so that one of the resulting three pieces is exactly the
average of the other two pieces.
Is this always
You might like to try out
some strategies on the following rods:
A 70cm and 30cm
B 50cm and 40cm
C 80cm and 40cm
Is there ever more than one
way to solve the problem?
What initial lengths of rod
make the division into three pieces most equal?
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