Hello there! I was decorating my Christmas tree recently, and for some strange reason, I thought: "Hrm, I wonder if I could come up with an optimization problem where I have a definite length of lights/garland, and want to have equal space between each strand of lights/garland as they go around. How big would the spaces be?" So I thought about it, and I can't seem to figure out how I would relate the values I gave myself. I suppose we must have dimensions of the Christmas Tree (conical form), so feel free to use whatever values you feel to be reasonable. Perhaps the distance isn't even the most interesting thing to evaluate, what other variables can you come up with? Any help would be appreciated! Happy Holidays!