On Jun 23, 2006, at 17:20, Cliff Cyphers wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 24, 2006 at 12:45:21AM +0900, darren kirby wrote:
>> quoth the Alexandru E. Ungur
>>>
>>> question:
>>>
>>>     Does this triangle:
>>>                                1
>>>                             1     1
>>>                          1     2     1
>>>                       1     3     3     1
>>>                    1     4     6     4     1
>>>                1     5     10     10     5     1
>>>            1     6     15     20     15     6     1
>>>         1     7     21     35     35     21     7     1
>>>     1     8     28     56     70     56     28     8     1
>>> 1     9     36     84     126     126     84     36     9     1
>>>
>>> conform with the 'proper triangle' definition?
>>
>> Wikipedia* says: "a polygon with three vertices and three sides  
>> which are
>> straight line segments"  so I guess the above is a 'proper'  
>> triangle by
>> anyone's definition.
>>
>
> Look at the last row.  It looks off.  Seems that the 1's on the  
> outer ends
> are off by a space so that it's not a straight line.  But I'm sure  
> we all get
> the point.

It's not the last row, but each row where the length of the longest  
entry changes - row 5 is off as well.

What's the policy on hints before the waiting period is up?

matthew smillie.