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make seven products equal along sides of heptagon

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make seven products equal along sides of heptagon

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make seven products equal along sides of heptagon

You will have the product of each defined by the side and two corners that border it. That product The bonus question
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make seven products equal along sides of heptagon

(Note that this is not the only possible solution.)
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What is the longest Wordle game?

Following the logic from Quuxplusone's answer: Target word must be a valid Wordle answer All words must be valid Wordle guesses (using the list provided by OP) All guesses must be logically ...
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The ultimate backgammon

I can get a backgammon in
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Largest smallest unattainable score in Scrabble

SUS = 174 JUXTAPOSE has {D, R} hooks. PSYCHOANALYZE and QUADRILLE both have {D, R, S} hooks. PSYCHOANALYZE does most of the work here. Its tiles contribute 105 points when a play passes through O8. <...
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Tiling a 16x16 square with 1x4 rectangles

Via integer linear programming, the maximum is... ...
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Tiling a 16x16 square with 1x4 rectangles

Below a solution in which every gridline splits at least one 1x4 rectangle into 2 regions: Edit Actually, I found an easy pattern that will work on bigger squares as well: white: expandible corner ...
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Tiling a 16x16 square with 1x4 rectangles

Unless I've misunderstood the requirements, the following is optimal:
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Largest smallest unattainable score in Scrabble

one word SUS = 85 This configuration has a SUS of 85: Here is a chart of how many plays score X points with one example for each X: ...
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What is the longest Wordle game?

I think the puzzle description is ill-formed: You say "Here is a valid 19-turn game in hard mode," and then show a game ending in BILLS. But BILLS is not a possible target word! So this is ...
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What is the longest Wordle game?

Building on the example in the question, and the comments and answers afterward, I managed to get a list of 22 words:
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11x13 Chocolate Banana Followup

The answer is Long story short (look below if you want to see the deductions): To maximize: Sadly However The solution path: Next Then Then Finishing off
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