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Rectangles in triangles Find the dimensions and area of

Calculus: Early Transcendentals | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780321570567 | Authors: William L. Briggs, Lyle Cochran, Bernard Gillett ISBN: 9780321570567 2

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Problem 46E

Rectangles in triangles Find the dimensions and area of the rectangle of maximum area that can be inscribed in the following figures. a. A right triangle with a given hypotenuse length ?L b. An equilateral triangle with a given side length ?L c. A right triangle with a given area ?A d. An arbitrary triangle with? a given area ?A (The result applies to any triangle, but first consider triangles for which all the angles are less than or equal to 90°.)

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Solution 46E Step 1 (a onsider a right triangle with a hypotenuse le ngth . Find the dimension and area of the rectangle of maximum area that can be inscribed into it Draw a rectangle inside a right angled triangle with the hypotenuse length . The length of the re tangle i and width is y.

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Textbook: Calculus: Early Transcendentals
Edition: 1
Author: William L. Briggs, Lyle Cochran, Bernard Gillett
ISBN: 9780321570567

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