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Area Ascertainment II (Posted on 2014-10-24) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In triangle ABC, it is known that AB = 9 and BC/AC = 40/41.

Find the maximum possible area of the triangle ABC.

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Solution Answer | Comment 1 of 8
Using Heron's formula, and iterating through various x*40/41, the maximum area approaches, if it is not, 820.
Where BC = 254.6 and AC = 260.965, the area is approximately 819.999987564881.

  Posted by Dej Mar on 2014-10-24 16:21:02
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