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Fitting One Right Triangle in Another

by Charles H. Jepsen (Grinnell College) and Valeria Vulpe (Grinnell College)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
June, 2007

Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology | Plane Geometry | Triangles
Applicable Course(s): 4.9 Geometry

The authors answer the question in the title of the paper. This result constitutes part of the output of an undergraduate summer research project by the second author under the supervision of the first author.

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