Here is the connectthetowns math problem: There are four towns (points A, B, C, and D). They are arranged in a perfect one mile by one mile square. What road design would result in the minimum amount of road needed to connect each town to every one of the other three towns? Watch a detailed explanation of the solution below.
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October 1, 2015
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