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answered Complexity of planar scissor congruence
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comment 3-colorings of the unit distance graph of $\Bbb R^3$
@JMPerry - Yes. Every triangle in $\Gamma$ has all sides unit length.
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comment 3-colorings of the unit distance graph of $\Bbb R^3$
@JMPerry. I don't understand your question/objection. Please write it in full if possible.
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comment 3-colorings of the unit distance graph of $\Bbb R^3$
@JMPerry - No, since $2\beta \neq 1$. I meant to write "unit length triangle" in my comment above, which would mean it's a triangle in $\Gamma$.
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comment 3-colorings of the unit distance graph of $\Bbb R^3$
@TimChow. As I say in the note, this is not an important condition - we will be happy with any $\alpha$. However, we can rule out some values such as $\alpha = 1/\sqrt{2}$ when (ABCD) is a square - it's easy to see that such coloring does not extend from (ABCD) to $\Bbb R^3$. We cannot rule out any transcendental values.
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comment 3-colorings of the unit distance graph of $\Bbb R^3$
@JMPerry - Not sure what you are asking. Main condition: every triangle must be non-rainbow, i.e. have at most 2 colors. Without (ABCD) one can just take a monochromatic coloring of the whole space.
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revised Fundamental Examples
Catalan numbers were introduced by Euler in the second half of 18th entury
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