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4 Weird Unsolved Mysteries of Math

There are lots of unsolved mysteries in the world of math, and many of them start off with a deceptively simple premise, like: What’s the biggest couch you can slide around a 90-degree corner?

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Sources:
Moving sofa
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2028218
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2028150?seq=1
https://www.jstor.org/stable/2977022?origin=crossref
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02414066
https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/math/a25808/moving-sofa-problem/
https://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~romik/movingsofa/
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S000187081830416X

Moser’s Worm
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/mother-worms-blanket/
https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.07351
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10998-020-00354-x
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02187832
https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/advgeom-2017-0011/html
https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S0218195913500076
https://leicester.figshare.com/articles/thesis/Lower_Bounds_Of_Areas_Of_Convex_Covers_For_Closed_Unit_Arcs/13298507/1

Lost-in-a-Forest
https://www.ams.org/journals/bull/1956-62-03/S0002-9904-1956-10021-9/home.html
https://www.jstor.org/stable/4145038?seq=1
http://www.math.buffalo.edu/~sww/0papers/million.buck.problems.mi.pdf
http://wardsattic.com/joomla/Download/BellmanForestProblem.pdf
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Philip-Gibbs-2/publication/309479217_Lost_in_an_Isosceles_Triangle/links/5812480a08ae29942f3e7a76/Lost-in-an-Isosceles-Triangle.pdf
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Philip-Gibbs-2/publication/309479007_Bellman%27s_Escape_Problem_for_Convex_Polygons/links/5812471908ae1f5510c2a2ae/Bellmans-Escape-Problem-for-Convex-Polygons.pdf
https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/BF03024727.pdf
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10711-006-9107-7

Magic Squares of Squares
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/can-you-solve-a-puzzle-unsolved-since-1996/
http://www.multimagie.com/English/SquaresOfSquares.htm
http://www.multimagie.com/English/SquaresOfSquaresSearch.htm
http://www.multimagie.com/Bremner1.pdf
https://plus.maths.org/content/os/latestnews/may-aug10/magic/index
https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/BF03024415.pdf

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