## THE TETHERED GOAT.

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Patchwork Puzzles)

Here is a little problem that everybody should know how to solve. The

goat is placed in a half-acre meadow, that is in shape an equilateral

triangle. It is tethered to a post at one corner of the field. What

should be the length of the tether (to the nearest inch) in order that

the goat shall be able to eat just half the grass in the field? It is

assumed that the goat can feed to the end of the tether.

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