Drexel dragonThe Math ForumDonate to the Math Forum



Search All of the Math Forum:

Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by Drexel University or The Math Forum.


Math Forum » Discussions » Math Topics » geometry.puzzles.independent

Topic: A different geometry problem
Replies: 7   Last Post: Dec 13, 2010 10:06 AM

Advanced Search

Back to Topic List Back to Topic List Jump to Tree View Jump to Tree View   Messages: [ Previous | Next ]
Mary Krimmel

Posts: 629
Registered: 12/3/04
Re: A different geometry problem
Posted: Dec 13, 2010 1:21 AM
  Click to see the message monospaced in plain text Plain Text   Click to reply to this topic Reply

Philippe,

Thank you for your explanation of the emphases; it's simpler than I expected it to be.

It seems to me that Sujeet's and Peter's solutions are distinct and also that I have two distinct non-solutions which meet the angles given but not the no-isosceles requirement. That's four! I am looking forward to the all-in-one solution you will demonstrate.

Also, I'm hoping that someone will take up Sujeet's desire for problems using angles which are multiples of pi/7. Are these adventitious angles? I have much to learn.

Your diagrams are a great help.

Mary



Point your RSS reader here for a feed of the latest messages in this topic.

[Privacy Policy] [Terms of Use]

© Drexel University 1994-2014. All Rights Reserved.
The Math Forum is a research and educational enterprise of the Drexel University School of Education.