Can anyone explain this?

By kainoa ยท 11 replies
Oct 9, 2002
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  1. Can anyone explain this? Look closely...



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  2. Vassal24352

    Vassal24352 TS Rookie Posts: 31

  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Look at the circled areas... The diagonal line has been bent, bent upwards on the top one and bent downwards on the bottom one. Its very slight, thats why at first glance you don't notice it.
  4. SleeperDC

    SleeperDC TS Rookie Posts: 184

    wow, i saw this years ago, and never able to explain it....:eek:
    i finally understand...:p
  5. kainoa

    kainoa TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Actually, the top and bottom pieces are exactly the same. The explaination is that there is a difference in slope between the large triangle and small triangle. When re-arranged, the difference in slope is slight, but yields enough for a whole empty unit. The graph adds to the illusion. Good job!:D
  6. ESRA

    ESRA TS Rookie

    To think that I printed it out and cut it up with scissors...:blush:
  7. kainoa

    kainoa TS Rookie Topic Starter

    :p I did that too...hehe
  8. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    You probably put more effort into it than anyone else............Wasted effort maybe, but still effort:grinthumb
  9. young&wild

    young&wild TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 993

    You ought some people just like to do this kind of challenging stuffs.
  10. ptitterington

    ptitterington TS Maniac Posts: 255

    Somethings not right, I printed it out cut it out really carefully and it fits. I took lots of care

    Its a mad world:D
  11. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    Hey, never mind that, there is a way of folding a strip of paper in such a way that it has only one surface....
  12. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    Flip one side over and attach the ends. You can also make a solid with one side the same way.


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