Reflecting a TriangleDate: 9/14/96 at 18:45:38 From: Anonymous Subject: Name of Reflected Triangle This is a question I heard when participating in a state quick recall math competition, and there was controversy involved. I want to see what you come up with: A right triangle is reflected about its hypotenuse. What is the new geometric figure that is formed? Date: 9/14/96 at 21:12:33 From: Doctor Robert Subject: Re: Name of Reflected Triangle I believe that it would be a quadrilateral that we call a kite. Two pairs of adjacent sides are congruent. -Doctor Robert, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Date: 9/14/96 at 21:27:19 From: gregory Subject: Re: Name of Reflected Triangle Dr. Math, thank you for responding so quickly to my question! |
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