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The ratio of sides of the triangle is 5:100:100. The area of the triangle is 36 square meters. Calculate the length of the shortest side.
Wrong, no hidden tricks in this question.BadrHariIsAFaggot said:Easy as sin with pen, paper and BASIC formulae jfl.
Aware me on the autist savant rainman way to do it.
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2.68 unless this is some kind of trick question faggotry
The correct answer is 1.898. I have no idea how to calculate it quickly (in the head).BadrHariIsAFaggot said:There is no way in hell it’s wrong unless you gave the question incorrectly. Did think it was weird that the ratio was given as 5:100:100 and not 1:20:20
How did you calculate it? It's 1.898.Virgil Richardson said:@1.8?
@"justthewayyouare" is right. Its 1.89 here is how u do it.la cu na said:i take 400-level absract maths and proof classes in uni and i honestly have no idea how to do this lmao
Thanks, repped. Still no idea how the guy calculated it in the head. He might have simplified it using some geometric manipulation or just used the rigid formulas to find the solution. I guess it's his sky-high IQ.ullzzangSLAYER said:@"justthewayyouare" is right. Its 1.89 here is how u do it.la cu na said:i take 400-level absract maths and proof classes in uni and i honestly have no idea how to do this lmao
here is the solution
@"Mandibulusmaxillusrex" @"Ullord111"
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I used the pythagorean theorem.JustTheWayYouAre said:Thanks, repped. Still no idea how the guy calculated it in the head. He might have simplified it using some geometric manipulation or just used the rigid formulas to find the solution. I guess it's his sky-high IQ.ullzzangSLAYER said:@"justthewayyouare" is right. Its 1.89 here is how u do it.
here is the solution
@"Mandibulusmaxillusrex" @"Ullord111"
Trash sub bronze level 20 initiate physics mage checking in.
As a non-math guy, I solved it using the ratio between the provided and calculated areas, yet I am still not satisfied, it's not elegant solution at all.
Your link didn't say anything about the guy being a human calculator, just a mine of info on geography and languages.JustTheWayYouAre said:Thanks, repped. Still no idea how the guy calculated it in the head. He might have simplified it using some geometric manipulation or just used the rigid formulas to find the solution. I guess it's his sky-high IQ.ullzzangSLAYER said:@"justthewayyouare" is right. Its 1.89 here is how u do it.
here is the solution
@"Mandibulusmaxillusrex" @"Ullord111"
Trash sub bronze level 20 initiate physics mage checking in.
As a non-math guy, I solved it using the ratio between the provided and calculated areas, yet I am still not satisfied, it's not elegant solution at all.