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April 16th, 2012, 10:49 AM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Nov 2011 Posts: 169 Thanks: 2  the biggest triangle
What is the biggest triangle that can be draw in a sides's rectangle of x and y? How can I denote it by x and y? Is there an expression to its side by using x and y? 
April 16th, 2012, 12:12 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,155 Thanks: 463 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: the biggest triangle
What do you mean by biggest triangle? The largest area or perimeter? Do we know how x and y are related?

April 16th, 2012, 12:31 PM  #3 
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The area

April 16th, 2012, 12:44 PM  #4  
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April 16th, 2012, 02:15 PM  #5 
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How can I prove it?


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