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You are not logged in. #1 20120315 13:27:29
equilateral triangle in a square(I tried posting a link to a picture but it wouldn't let me. For the most part its an equilateral triangle in a square. the triangle is slanted and is as large as possible. If you type equilateral triangle in a square into google search, its the first website and halfway down the website is the triangle/square picture. #2 20120315 20:19:35
Re: equilateral triangle in a squarehi TARAJS, Hope that helps, Bob You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #4 20120317 23:44:56
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareI tried to calculate the side of an equilateral triangle inscribed in a square in the general case. I refer to your figure, assume BD=a, BG=d, BH=x and DI=y. Pythagore theorem applied to GH, GI and HI as hypothenuses gives the two equations : #6 20120317 23:50:54
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareHi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 