The Moving Sofa Problem: 50 Years Unsolved

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It was 1966 when renowned mathematician Leo Moser asked a simple question that completely confused the world of mathematics. Moser likely came up with the problem after struggling to move his sofa into a new house and thinking he could solve it simply using mathematics. After a while, however, he was stuck. He then published the problem in an article to recruit other mathematicians to his aid.

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