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## #1 2014-07-23 22:28:21

bobbym
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### Bitter triangles

New Problem:

Point F is the midpoint of the bottom of the triangle.
Line segment CZ is an altitude of the triangle.
Point B is located at (11,0)

What is the area of the red triangle?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #2 2014-08-11 08:59:00

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### Re: Bitter triangles

Hi Bobby,

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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## #3 2014-08-11 13:11:35

bobbym
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### Re: Bitter triangles

Hi phrontister;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #4 2014-08-11 21:29:38

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### Re: Bitter triangles

Last edited by phrontister (2014-08-12 01:55:35)

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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## #5 2014-08-12 08:26:14

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### Re: Bitter triangles

Hello,

I am going back to school after 30 years and must take a placement test tomorrow on Algebra. If any one can provide assistance that would be great. I AM LOST. I THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP!!! - BJackson

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## #6 2014-08-12 09:24:53

bobbym
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### Re: Bitter triangles

Hi bljackson;

What do you need help on?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #7 2014-08-13 01:10:19

phrontister
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### Re: Bitter triangles

Hi Bobby,

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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## #8 2014-08-13 01:35:15

bobbym
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### Re: Bitter triangles

Hi;

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #9 2014-08-15 08:39:27

phrontister
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### Re: Bitter triangles

Hi Bobby,

"The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do." - Ted Nelson

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## #10 2014-08-15 09:05:22

bobbym
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### Re: Bitter triangles

Gebra, gebra he is the man. If he can not do it nobody can. Yay gebra!

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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