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Re: It can't be true ... can it?


This is a tough one. I'm still working on it.

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rotate the triangle 60 degrees about the lower left vertex ...

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Yes, I see it now:

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I solved it with some kind of brute force trigonometry, but I got 150°.

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angle DGE = 60 (equilateral triangle)

or

angle DGB = 30 (hypotenuse of 1 height of ½)


from there

triangle DGB & EGB are isosceles ...

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what is the area of the triangle relative to the square?

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I get 1/3.

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A man is standing due East of a tower and notes it subtends an angle of 45 degrees with the tower.

He walks South 42.4 feet and the subtended angle is 30 degrees.

How tall is the tower?

(The subtended angle is from the ground to the top of the tower)

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I get [sign in to see URL] ft.

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