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A Square, a Rectangle and a Triangle (
Posted on 20131117
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Find the dimensions and orientation of the largest area (a) square and (b) rectangle you can draw inside an equilateral triangle of side 1
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Danish Ahmed Khan
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Just the answers, no derivation.
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The largest rectangle is a square, so the answer in both cases is a square of area √(3)/2
Two corners of the square are at the midpoints of two sides of the triangle.
Posted by
Jer
on 20131118 15:50:43
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