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October 25th, 2013, 01:04 PM  #11  
Senior Member Joined: Jun 2013 From: London, England Posts: 1,316 Thanks: 116  Re: Largest possible inscribed triangle in a circle Quote:
So we have to maximise 24cos(a) + 32sin(a) + 33. This has a maximum of 40, hence the maximum of the function is 73.  
October 27th, 2013, 09:19 AM  #12 
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Thanks a lot for your help, everyone!


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