Sunday, March 26, 2017
New Twist on Sofa Problem that Stumped Mathematicians and Furniture Movers
The Moving Sofa problem asks, what is the largest shape that can move around a right-angled turn? UC Davis mathematician Dan Romik has extended this problem to a hallway with two turns, and shows that a 'bikini top' shaped sofa is the largest so far found that can move down such a hallway.
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