Simon
1/8/2016 04:05:31 pm
This is interesting in part because the given data do not uniquely define P however that doesn't mean that the problem can't be solved.
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Simon Geard
1/8/2016 07:54:09 pm
Sorry, the labelling for the first part is wrong:
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3/8/2016 01:26:13 am
Hi SIMON, I spent some time covering lots of cases of this problem .
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Simon Geard
3/8/2016 10:38:24 pm
Hi Philip,
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Rob Rolfe
23/8/2016 11:28:56 am
I am afraid I feel that some of the discussion (not the problem) can give mathematics a bad name. Clearly, if the problem is uniquely solvable, the area must be independent of the position of P. Hence, make APC collinear, hence height of triangle is 8 - (13/2), and its area is 9.75 sq units.
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