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How to do it? (Posted on 2018-09-05) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Provide detailed instructions how to construct a right triangle with edge lengths in geometric progression.

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
Rating: 5.0000 (1 votes)

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Solution Solution (not my own) | Comment 8 of 11 |
It seemed to me that there might be a body of math work on this, since the geometric ratio for the sides, after all, is SQRT(phi) (the golden ratio).  I'll be darned if I could figure out how to construct the triangle, so I cheated and found this:
Seems that much better minds than mine solved this centuries ago!

Kudos to Ady for describing the problem in such a way that created only limited attention to the way this seems to be more commonly named

  Posted by Kenny M on 2018-09-06 08:15:33
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