## P003

Draw lines that connect A to A, B to B, and C to C, but the three lines must stay inside the big rectangle (and stay outside the small rectangles), and lines must not cross each other.

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### 5 Responses

1. Good one.

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three lines must stay inside the big rectangle and lines must not cross each other.

Which means that we are allowed to cross the lines of the small rectanges!

2. Ingenious. But this is not the intended solution. Truly, Bugs are Everywhere!
… Original puzzle statement modified to preclude this.

3. A to A (around the right and top of the first C)
B to B (around the right and top of the first C but below the ‘A to A’ line AND below and left of the first A)
C to C (straight line)

4. 1. From topmost A -> top of B -> top of C -> lower A
2. From topmost B -> top of C -> lower B
3. From topmost C -> above lower B and lower A -> lower C.

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| ________________ |
| | | |
| __|__ | |
| | B | | |
| |____| | |
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__|__ ____ | |
| A | ——————| C | | |
|____| | |____| | |
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___________| | |
| | |
| __________________| |
_\|/ _ _\|/__ ____ |
| C | | B | | A | <____|
|____| |____| |____|

5. 1. connect two Cs by a straight line…
2. Start from the upper B. Go left. Turn anti-clockwise around A. Go right. Turn clockwise around C to reach lower B.
3. Start from the upper B. Go right. Turn clockwise around C (enclosing B line’s turn) and reach lower A