The Skirting Board Problem

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The object of this weeks problem is to find the best way to cut the boards as purchased into lengths of skirting so that joins in the skirting are avoided when fitted to the walls. For example:⍝ from boards in metres b←5.2 4.6 4.3 4.3 4 3.8 ⍝ cut skirts in metres s←3.2 1.2 0.25 0.15 0.15 0.25 1.2 0.8 … Read More