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The rec.puzzles Hall of Fame is a compilation of over 500 of the most popular puzzles that have been posted and discussed in the rec.puzzles newsgroup. In most cases a detailed solution has been provided.

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Categories : geometry : ham.sandwich.p

Consider a ham sandwich, consisting of two pieces of bread and one of
ham.  Suppose the sandwich was dropped into a machine and spindled,
torn and mutilated.  Is it still possible to divide the ham sandwich
with a straight knife cut such that both the ham and each slice of
bread are divided in two parts of equal volume?


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