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K 1/ regions, and we add a new plane to create as many additional regions as possible. k 1/ plane regions and each of those plane regions corresponds to a new region in space. k 1/ D 1 C Tk 1 . 3) to sum the first n 1 triangular numbers. n3 C 5n C 6/=6 as claimed. 5. Partitioning space with planes 39 k > n. Then n points partition a line into . n0 /C. n1 / intervals, n lines partition the plane into . n0 / C . n1 / C . n2 / regions, and n planes partition space into . n0 / C . n1 / C . n2 / C .
Our solution to this problem follows the argument presented by D¨orrie, taking into account considerations by George P´olya [P´olya, 1966]. We begin with n points on a line, then n lines in a plane, and finally n planes in space. n C 1/=2, where Tn is the nth triangular number. To prove this, first note that the maximum number of regions will occur when no two lines are parallel and there is no point common to three or more lines. Clearly P (0) = 1, P (1) = 2, and P (2) = 4. k 1/ regions, and we add a new line to create as many additional regions as possible.
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