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The Law of Sines (Posted on 2005-12-13) Difficulty: 3 of 5
There is a triangle ABC on a euclidean plane. Like every other triangle on the plane, it follows the law of sines, that is, BC/sin(A) = AC/sin(B) = AB/sin(C).

So we know that these three numbers are equal to one another, but most people don't know that they are also equal to the length of a special line segment. What is the significance of this length, and can you prove it?

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  Subject Author Date
Nice ProblemRichard2005-12-13 14:03:45
SolutionSolutionBractals2005-12-13 13:00:18
Solutionre: quick guess -- proofCharlie2005-12-13 12:02:42
Some ThoughtsA (probably wrong) quick guessRollercoaster2005-12-13 11:39:44
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