You are given six sticks of integral lengths 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
Using these sticks, can you make a tetrahedron (4-sided, 3-D
figure, with a triangle on each side)? If so, show how.
If not, replace any one of the
sticks with the smallest stick of integral length greater than
6 that allows you to build such a tetrahedron and show how it
can be done.
Source: Based upon the 9/16/96 problem at the
SMSU Problem Corner.
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