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 A rectangle Around A rhombus (Posted on 2008-04-14)
A rectangle ABCD is circumscribed around a rhombus AECF. The long sides of the rectangle coincide with two sides of the rhombus. Also, the rhombus and the rectangle share a common diagonal AC.
```B       E               A
+-------+---------------+
|      /               /|
|     /               / |
|    /               /  |
|   /               /   |
|  /               /    |
| /               /     |
|/               /      |
+---------------+-------+
C               F       D
```
What are the smallest dimensions when all the lengths AB, BC, AE, AC and EF are integers?

Find a parameterization of all such integral rectangle/rhombus pairs.

 No Solution Yet Submitted by Brian Smith Rating: 3.5000 (2 votes)

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Edited on April 15, 2008, 1:06 am
 Posted by brianjn on 2008-04-15 00:38:52

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