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Periodic Orbit for Acute Triangles
A billiard ball on the edge of an acute or right triangular table can be set in motion in such a way that it bounces off each of the other two edges and returns to its initial position
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Kevin Choi
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Periodic Orbit for Acute Triangles
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Published: August 27, 2012
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