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Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781305965584

Chapter 5.3, Problem 14ES

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Show that the following graph contracts to the Utilities Graph.

To determine

**To Prove:**

The given graph contracts to the Utility Graph.

**Given information:**

The graph is

**Proof:**

Let's prove the given graph contracts to Utility Graph by contracting some edges.

Choose some pairs of adjacent outside edges and contract them.

Consider the graph

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