# The shortest path

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A spider is sitting at A, the midpoint of the edge of the ceiling in the room shown in Figure

11-53. It spies a fly on the floor at C, the midpoint of the edge of the floor. If the spider must walk

along the wall, ceiling, or floor, what is the length of the shortest path the spider can travel to

reach the fly?

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Let B is the point just below the point A on the opposite edge as shown - B ...

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The shortest path is determined.

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