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April 27, 2009

Maths Challenge #2 – Pig in a Field

A pig tied to the corner of a 100m-sided equilateral triangle field can cover half its area. How long is the rope?


Maths Challenge #1 – Digital Century

Place 3 maths symbols between the digits 123456789, in that order, so that the result = 100


Welcome to Warwick Challenges

Warwick Challenges are mini academic challenges from University of Warwick professors, set via the micro-blogging service Twitter (and also via this blog).

We have the Monday Maths Challenge from Prof Ian Stewart and we hope to bring you the Friday Writing Challenge from Prof David Morley in the near future - watch this space!

If you are on Twitter, you can follow the University of Warwick Twitter account (@warwickuni) to take part in theses challenges or you can just check this blog but beware, the answers for each challenge will be in the blog comments!

We hope you enjoy the mini-challenges and if you have ideas for future challenges, please let us know by emailing us directly using the 'Contact Me' link at the top of the page.


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