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equilateral triangle in a squareAn equilateral triangle P Q R is inscribed in a square A B C D . P is on AD, Q on AB and R on CD. #2 20120318 15:08:16
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareHi hammana; 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. #3 20120318 18:39:46
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareHi Bobbym By the way, my professor of mathematics defined a mathematician as one who thiks a, writes b, says c , while it sould be d. #4 20120318 18:48:32
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareI am sorry again. Answers given above are the square of the sidelength #5 20120318 20:58:59
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. #6 20120319 08:33:51
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareHi Bobbym #7 20120319 10:50:47
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareHi hammana; 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. #8 20120320 03:11:10
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareI wanted to slove the 3 equations you wrote in your reply in the litteral form, replacing "10" by "a" the side of the square and "3" by "d", the distance AP, so that the values of x1 and x2 are obtained as functions of "a" and "d". I found by other approaches of the problem that x1 and x2 have very simple values: #9 20120320 08:01:11
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareHi hammana; 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. #10 20120320 20:55:41
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareHi bobbym Yesterday I found that the solution is evident and perhaps the problem is not worth to be proposed as an exercise I know that the running time of a program (or the solution of a problem) is inversely proportional to the time you spend for it, and I thank you for the time you spent for me. I wanted to learn something about Latex to improve my presentation, but where the tutorial which appeared usually on top of the page has disappeared? #11 20120320 21:09:26
Re: equilateral triangle in a squareHi hammana; 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. 