May 27th, 2011, 04:59 AM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Oct 2010 From: Vietnam Posts: 226 Thanks: 0  Diagram Making
Using 5 similar right triangles to make a square.

May 27th, 2011, 05:52 AM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,155 Thanks: 464 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: Diagram Making
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May 27th, 2011, 06:53 AM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Oct 2010 From: Vietnam Posts: 226 Thanks: 0  Re: Diagram Making
I mean, 5 triangles with equal sides and equal angles.

May 28th, 2011, 08:21 PM  #4 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,155 Thanks: 464 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: Diagram Making
Judging from the wording you used on another forum, you mean: "Construct a square using 5 congruent right triangles." 
May 30th, 2011, 04:17 AM  #5 
Senior Member Joined: Oct 2010 From: Vietnam Posts: 226 Thanks: 0  Re: Diagram Making
(Check my signature)

May 30th, 2011, 04:36 AM  #6 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,155 Thanks: 464 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: Diagram Making
Hey, I'm sure your English is far better than my Vietnamese!! I posted the clarification for the benefit of others! 
May 30th, 2011, 04:40 AM  #7 
Senior Member Joined: Oct 2010 From: Vietnam Posts: 226 Thanks: 0  Re: Diagram Making
Hey, you can't compare us like that! 
May 30th, 2011, 04:41 AM  #8 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,155 Thanks: 464 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: Diagram Making
Why not? Are we not brothers? 
May 30th, 2011, 04:48 AM  #9 
Senior Member Joined: Oct 2010 From: Vietnam Posts: 226 Thanks: 0  Re: Diagram Making
I meant, you can compare your Vietnamese with my English! They're far different!

May 30th, 2011, 04:54 AM  #10 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,155 Thanks: 464 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: Diagram Making
I simply meant that I appreciate the difficulty of formulating a problem in a second (or third etc.) language. 

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