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    Exclamation A very hard word problem

    There is a cycle shaped area with grass.The ray of the cycle is 10 m.In any point of the cycle there is a cow tighen with rope. How long should the rope be that the cow could eat half the grass of the cycle ?

    I really hope u understand and help me solve this, because i read it in another langage and had to put it in english
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    Quote Originally Posted by alternative View Post
    There is a cycle shaped area with grass.The ray of the cycle is 10 m.In any point of the cycle there is a cow tighen with rope. How long should the rope be that the cow could eat half the grass of the cycle ?

    I really hope u understand and help me solve this, because i read it in another langage and had to put it in english
    This is a very well known problem, usually known as the goat problem

    CB
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