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Agnishom
2012-09-30 20:43:26

Putting ab = pc in eqn1:



It was indeed a great one

bob bundy
2012-09-30 19:41:19

hi Agnishom

Yes it is.

outline of proof follows.

Let AD = x and DB = y as shown in diagram.  => x + y = c





Use Pythagoras together with ab = pc in eqn 1

The rest I leave to you.  smile

Bob

Agnishom
2012-09-30 18:50:06

Let their be a triangle ABC with sides a opposite to A, b opposite to B and c opposite to C. It is right angled at C. If p is the perpendicular from C to AB.
Then Is the following true? If yes, how?

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