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 Question by Aubrey Submitted on 3/31/2004 Related FAQ: comp.graphics.algorithms Frequently Asked Questions Rating: Rate this question: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great You have 3 houses and you have electric, gas, and water and they are in line as follows:   x house C   x house B   x house A      x electric  x gas       x water How could you connect electric, gas, and water to every house without crossing lines? You can not do as follows: house a        house b       house c   x................x..............x   :   :   :       x                x              x electric         gas            water Is it possible??????????????????????????????

 Answer by stenydave Submitted on 4/19/2004 Rating: Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great It wont work.

 Answer by Flange Submitted on 4/20/2004 Rating: Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great do it to the left hand side of the houses

 Answer by tree Submitted on 5/7/2004 Rating: Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great yes in a way. hhtp://www.dse.nl/~puzzle/harder/gas_water_electricity_us.html hope that works

 Answer by darrell dodge Submitted on 11/3/2004 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great this is a dumb game!

 Answer by Joe Submitted on 4/19/2005 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great You guys think to much...Water and gas are underground...but electricity traveles through wires in the air...Problem Solved

 Answer by valhalla Submitted on 7/23/2005 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great i have been pulling my hair out for ears with this puzzle & have not had much luck in solving it. but the only way i can see it done is to get     g.w.e to houses 1.2.3 but leave electric out of   one house & use solar power instead.

 Answer by ladyanne Submitted on 6/10/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great you need 3d space doing this problem in 2d will not work...there will ALWAYS be one house minus one utility!

 Answer by Marty Submitted on 8/23/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great Not Possible 2d. Would work  drawn 3d

 Answer by XxfubsyxX Submitted on 10/24/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great Ok look up a word called Mobius and try to figure it out. I did and i got \$300 from my teacher =]

 Answer by b.pre Submitted on 11/4/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great its not possible unless done 3D

 Answer by Noble Submitted on 11/21/2006 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great no way its impossible, my teacher asked me to do it , then he told me its impossible, the \$£%\$&^£!!!

 Answer by JonK Submitted on 2/2/2007 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great It is only possible on a 3-D scale

 Answer by rufus Submitted on 2/24/2007 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great it is not possible unless you put the picture in three dimensions

 Answer by me Submitted on 2/28/2007 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great it will work only if the owner of house a will allow the gas company to run a pipe through it other than that it is impossible

 Answer by Benji Submitted on 5/10/2007 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great there is NO solution on a plane without passing one of the lines through one of the houses.  otherwise, you'd have to use a sphere or torus to complete the puzzle.

 Answer by clever Submitted on 6/8/2007 Rating: Not yet rated Rate this answer: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great i did it easy

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