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Topic: Altitude ratios of two tetrahedra
Replies: 2   Last Post: Dec 15, 2013 11:53 AM

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 Narasimham Posts: 359 Registered: 9/16/06
Re: Altitude ratios of two tetrahedra
Posted: Dec 15, 2013 11:53 AM

> Let's say that you have two tetrahedra, call them A
> and
> B.
>
> Tetrahedron A has an altitude of 1H. You insert
> tetrahedron B into A an rotate it so that all of its
> Vertices are pointing in the opposite director of the
> vertices of A, and all of its faces are parallel to
> the vertices of A. You find that the distance
> between one face of A is 4.6 H away from the parallels
> face of B.
>
> What is the altitude of B? Thanks in advance.

If you replace tetrahedron by triangle how does this problem change?

Narasimham

Date Subject Author
12/14/13 Patrick D. Rockwell
12/15/13 Narasimham
12/15/13 Peter Scales