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Postby Luke53 on Tue May 17, 2011 5:03 pm

Prove that a triangle is rectangular when:( x + y) / 17 = (y + z) / 18 = (z + x) / 25, (with x, y and z as the sides of the triangle).
How to ?
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Postby stapel_eliz on Tue May 17, 2011 7:41 pm

How does your book define "rectangular" for triangles? :confused:
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Postby Martingale on Wed May 18, 2011 4:12 am

Luke53 wrote:Prove that a triangle is rectangular when:( x + y) / 17 = (y + z) / 18 = (z + x) / 25, (with x, y and z as the sides of the triangle).
How to ?
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Find the values for x,y and z

I get for any constant

then show that
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Re: triangle

Postby Luke53 on Wed May 18, 2011 3:08 pm

door Martingale op wo mei 18, 2011 5:12 am

Luke53 schreef:
Prove that a triangle is rectangular when:( x + y) / 17 = (y + z) / 18 = (z + x) / 25, (with x, y and z as the sides of the triangle).
How to ?
Luke.


Find the values for x,y and z

I get for any constant

then show that

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OK!
Thats the way to do it. I get the same results setting z = 1 and solve for the two unknows x and y (in function of z)
Never would have thought of this by myself.
Thanks Martingale.
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