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#1 2016-01-04 20:58:09

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Bitter triangles.

Hi;

Imagine triangle ABC. Side AB = s and side BC = 2s. Angle ABC is 40 degrees. The area of triangle ABC is s^3. What is s?


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#2 2016-01-04 21:32:02

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Re: Bitter triangles.

I am a little puzzled without a diagram, but I think that s > s^2. Is that correct?

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#3 2016-01-04 21:42:37

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Re: Bitter triangles.

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#4 2016-01-04 21:48:06

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Re: Bitter triangles.

I've got it. Unexpected and fun! (:

Last edited by Relentless (2016-01-04 21:50:16)

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#5 2016-01-05 08:37:29

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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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#6 2016-04-20 19:22:40

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Re: Bitter triangles.


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#7 2016-04-20 22:19:56

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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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#8 2016-04-21 21:54:35

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Re: Bitter triangles.

How to hide the text?


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(2)Yatra naaryasthu poojyanthe Ramanthe tatra Devataha
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#9 2016-04-22 02:28:40

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Re: Bitter triangles.

Hi;

To hide stuff you put it in between the hide tags.

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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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#10 2016-04-22 02:59:04

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Re: Bitter triangles.

Thank you.


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(2)Yatra naaryasthu poojyanthe Ramanthe tatra Devataha
{Gods rejoice at those places where ladies are respected.}

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#11 2016-04-22 04:23:06

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Re: Bitter triangles.

You are welcome and welcome to the forum.


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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