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Topic: construction of triangle of given perimeter, given point and angle
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Michael Thwaites

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Re: construction of triangle of given perimeter, given point and
angle

Posted: Nov 11, 1997 5:24 PM
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Joshua -

Thanks for the stimulating puzzle.

>Given triangle ABC, find points X and Y on AB and AC such that
>BX = XY = YC.


Here is a hint in the form of a question: What is the relationship between
angle BCX and ABC?

mjt


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