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Square from four points (Posted on 2013-01-08) Difficulty: 3 of 5

Given four points A, B, C, and D.

Construct a square PQRS such that the points A, B, C, and D lie on lines
PQ, QR, RS, and SP respectively
or
describe the configuration of the four points where the construction is not possible.

Note: Don't confuse lines (of infinite extent) with sides (of finite extent).

See The Solution Submitted by Bractals    
Rating: 4.0000 (1 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
When it's not possible.Jer2013-01-10 11:27:52
Some ThoughtsAnalytic beginning.Jer2013-01-09 13:48:50
Some Thoughtsre(2): It's all relative (partial spoiler?)Steve Herman2013-01-08 22:32:50
re: It's all relative (partial spoiler?)Bractals2013-01-08 18:47:14
Some ThoughtsIt's all relative (partial spoiler?)Steve Herman2013-01-08 16:00:12
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