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Topic: Trigonometric area optimization
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Peter Duveen

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Re: Trigonometric area optimization
Posted: Dec 20, 2012 3:29 PM
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Vertex - I think it is the top pointy part of the triangle. A triangle has three "vertices." It's the place where any two sides of a triangle meet.

Hypotenuse: in a right triangle, the hypotenuse is the side opposite the right angle.

Perpendicular: two lines that meet at right angles (90 degrees) in a plane are said to be "perpendicular" to each other.

Hope that helps, Adam.

--Peter



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