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 Question by BOB J Submitted on 3/8/2004 Related FAQ: rec.puzzles Archive (geometry), part 13 of 35 Rating: Rate this question: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great A puzzle was presented to me to draw a rectangle using only 3 lines.  What is the solution ?

 Answer by puja Submitted on 3/21/2004 Rating: Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great Do not know the answer

 Answer by Mkamran Submitted on 6/23/2004 Rating: Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great Draw a rectangular and put 3 line inside it.

 Answer by Sisi Submitted on 11/25/2004 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great Draw 2 squares, join the corners with 3 lines. You then get a rectangle in 3D.

 Answer by Rakesh Submitted on 5/5/2005 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great using another piece of paper we can draw a rectangle with one STROKE

 Answer by sd Submitted on 6/10/2005 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great asdfasfaSFDASDASDA

 Answer by does anyone know this Submitted on 12/22/2005 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great does anyone know this>?

 Answer by someone Submitted on 1/18/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great how?

 Answer by Ray Submitted on 3/1/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great yes,right...draw a rectangle,,and then draw 3 lines inside...here...draw a rectangle with 3 lines,,,the word "with" disrupt your brain..aha..

 Answer by Jeff Passofaro Submitted on 3/2/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great |                        |       |________________________|       |                        |       |                        |       |                        |       |________________________| Connect the 2 lines at the top with an arc, The 2 horizontal lines = 2 lines, and 1 line "closing" off the rectangle. (It wasn't said that the lines had to be straight)

 Answer by Kyrt Submitted on 4/3/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great Draw a rectangle,then draw 3 lines inside it.

 Answer by saurabhaditya Submitted on 4/18/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great 2-equal-degree latitudes and one full longitude on a sphere make a rectangle with 3 lines.

 Answer by hi Submitted on 7/28/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great dont know

 Answer by ysr Submitted on 11/29/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great Draw a rectangle and draw 3 lines inside it

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