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- Where Will the Runners Meet? [03/29/1999]
Two runners, A and B, start 90 degrees away from each other on a circular
track and run at the same speed. If Runner B decides to cut across the
track, where will they meet?
- Which Side is Longer? [1/27/1995]
You are given a quadrilateral, ABCD, with diagonal DB, angle ADC = 90,
angle DBC = 43, angle C = 91, side AD = 9, side DC = 9. Find which is
longer AB or AD.
- Why does a/SinA = b/SinB = c/SinC? [08/12/1997]
I was just playing aroung with a proof of a triangle and came across the
fact that a/SinA = b/SinB = c/SinC. Why?
- Why Radians? [12/03/1997]
Why use radians to measure angles over degrees?
- Why Use Radians instead of Degrees? [09/25/2001]
Consider Maclaurin's theorem, from which we derive the Taylor series...
- Will the Tree Hit the House? [05/18/1999]
A tree is leaning at 70 degrees, our house is 66 1/2 feet away, and the
angle from our house to the top of the tree is 40 degrees...
- X = TanX [03/21/2001]
Show that x = tanx has an infinite number of solutions.
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