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A 57“ arm has a vertical pin at one end, if the pin angle changes by .020” how much does the other end of the arm move?

A 57" arm has a vertical pin at one end, if the pin angle changes by .020" how much does the other end of the arm move? This is probably pretty simple but I can't remember how to do it, so a ...
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Angle quadrisection in a triangle

In triangle ABC, AB=84, BC=112, and AC=98. Angle B is bisected by line segment BE, with point E on AC. Angles ABE and CBE are similarly bisected by line segments BD and BF, respectively. What is ...
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Homeomorphisms of different spheres

It is pretty straightforward to show that if $X$ is a Banach space under two equivalent norms, then the respective open unit balls $B_1$ and $B_2$ are homeomorphic only by showing that $B_i$ is ...
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Points Distributed evenly around a circle: how many points are in each region?

A circle of circumference $2$ is split into three arcs of length $\frac{2}{3}$ (so the regions are $[0,\frac{2}{3})$, $[ \frac{2}{3},\frac{4}{3})$, $[\frac{4}{3},2)$, $2$ identifies with $0$) and ...
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midpoint of the diagonal of the quadrilateral and rhombus

$EBA,FCB,GDC,HAD$ is a similar triangle which is drawn externally of quadrilateral $ABCD$, where the sides of quadrilateral $ABCD$ become the base of the similar triangle. Let $M,N,P,Q$ are midpoints ...
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Prove that the circle which contains ATB and incircle of ABC touch in one point(T).

Incircle of $ABC$ touches $AC$ in $D$, $BC$ in $E$ and $AB$ in $K$. $J$ is the center of the excircle which touches the side $AB$. The circumcircle of $ADJ$ and $BEJ$ intersect in point $J$ and $T$. ...
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Stereographic projection of a sphere

What should have been a simple exercise in geometry has morphed into a multi-day affair with me figuratively tearing my hair out. I have no clue what's wrong. This image accompanies the problem: ...
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Seperating points in the complex plane

Given a finite set of points say $p_1,p_2, \ldots, p_n$ in the complex plane, how do I find another point $q$ such that ray $R_i$ joining $q$ to $p_i$ are all distinct. I would be happy with any kind ...
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Linear transformation of vector

I have computer graphics class and i had something like that on lecture: $$ \begin{bmatrix} \overrightarrow{b1} & \overrightarrow{b2} & \overrightarrow{b3} \end{bmatrix} \begin{bmatrix} c1\\ ...
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Centre of symmetry of a triangle

Suppose we have a $\triangle ABC$ wherein points $D,E,F$ are confined to move along the edges of $BC, AC, AB$ respectively such that $\triangle DEF \sim \triangle CAB$. What would be the centre of ...
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Tangent cone to the graph and epigraph

Good morning! I am solving this example: Let $f: \mathbf{R} \rightarrow \mathbf{R}$ be a function given by $f(x) = \left\{ \begin{array}{rl} x \cdot sin(\frac{1}{x}) & \text{if } x > 0,\\ 0 ...
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How find $\min_{a\in\mathbb R}f\left(a \right)$ for $f(a )=\max_{1\le k\le n}\left|x_k+ay_k\right|$?

Let them be given points in the plane $P\left(x_k,y_k\right)$, where $k\in \{1,...,n\}$. Let $f(a )=\max_{1\le k\le n}\left|x_k+ay_k\right|$ , where $a\in\mathbb R$ . How find $\min_{a\in\mathbb ...
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What does 'forms a right-handed set' mean?

In a question I am reading, the following question appears. What if $\vec{A},\vec{B}$, and $\vec{C}$ are mutually perpendicular and form a right-handed set? What exactly does "form a ...
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Find the area of the convex quadrilateral

So i have $ABCD$ is a convex quadrlateral and $E$ is the intersection point of diagonals. Given that $AE=2,BE= 5, CE = 6, DE =10$ and side $BC = 5$. I know the formula $A=\frac{1}{2}d_1 d_2 \sin ...
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Volume of a sphere with two cylindrical holes.

Consider a sphere of radius $a$ with 2 cylindrical holes of radius $b<a$ drilled such that both pass through the center of the sphere and are orthogonal to one another. What is the volume of the ...
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How many cases can draw diagonals that Applicable 2 above condition?

Imagine A $n$_regular polygon that vertex is named by $1$ to $n$. We know can draw $\frac{(n)(n+3)}{2}$ diagonals in $n$_regular polygon and also know if we want draw Maximum diagonals are not ...
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you know root square of -1, what is the larger of the square? [on hold]

there is a square ABDC, $BD = \sqrt{-1}$ what is the value of AB=BC=DC=AD?
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If the curvature of a curve in a plane is a constant, is the curve contained in a circle?

If the curvature of a curve in a plane is a constant, is the curve contained in a circle?(Suppose curvature is positive.) one of my homework problems needs to use this, but I am not sure whether this ...
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What is a transformation that can't have shearing called?

What is a transformation called when it can have separate scaling for x and y, rotation, and translation, but it cannot have shearing or scaling AFTER rotation? Basically if this transformation is ...
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The area visible from two lighthouses with angle of vision 30 degrees, built at distance 10km from each other

The distance between 2 lighthouses is 10 km. What is the maximum area of the ocean in which both can be simultaneously visible if the angle of vision for each lighthouse is 30 degrees?But the minimum? ...
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find a point $C \in r$ (line) such that $d(C,\pi)=d(A,r)$

I have a line $r:(x,y,z)=(2,1,0)+\lambda(0,4,-3)$, $A=(2,4,4)$, a plane $\pi:4y-3z-4=0$. I have to find a point $C$ such that $d(C,\pi)=d(A,r)$ where $d$ is the distance.
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Tetrahedron in vector space: Finding a vector connecting two points

Edited to add: The tetrahedron is not necessarily a regular one. First off, the point $M$ is the centre of gravity for this tetrahedron. I have a base $\{e_1,e_2,e_3\} = ...
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Distance between a point and a line! [duplicate]

I have a big problem with geometry. How I do calculate the distance between the vectorial line $r:(x,y,z)=(2,1,0)+\lambda(0,4,-3)$ and the point $A=(2,4,4)$? I tried to solve the problem but ...
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Rotating an inscribed square in Geogebra

I am trying to figure out how to rotate the inside square so that the sides lengthen based on the degree of rotation. For example, after rotating 90 degrees in either direction, it should precisely ...
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Polygonal chain in a rectangular parallelepiped

Given a rectangular parallelepiped ABCDA1B1C1D1 with edges AD = 6, AB = 8, AA1 = 8. Points M and N are the middles of A1B1 and C1D1. Points E and F are chosen on the edges CC1 and DD1 so that C1E = 3, ...
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prove that $\angle BGC=90^\circ $

In a $\triangle ABC$ the medians $BE$ and $CF$ meet at the centroid G. Given that $AG = BC$, prove that $\angle BGC=90^\circ $
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Polyhedron that is not protected by the vertex set.

Given a polyhedron in the usual three dimensional space you can consider a specific point $y$ and define the points which can be "seen" by that point $y$. A point $x$ is seen by $y$ if the line ...
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Find the area of trapezium given certain angles and length of diagonal

In the trapezium $MNOP$, $MP$ is the major base and $NO$ is the minor base. Knowing that the angle $P$ is $58° 15'$, the angle $OMP$ is $21° 45''$, and the diagonal $OM$ is of $6.5$ cm, calculate the ...
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Where is the “thread” of a river?

Lawyers speak of the "thread" of a river. When the boundary between two counties or states is a river, it is usually the "thread" of the river, a path running along the center of the river. (In ...
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Find sides and height of isosceles trapezium given information about its diagonals

In an isosceles trapezium the diagonals cut at a point $O$ which divides them in two segments of $3$ cm and $7$ cm. If one of the angles formed between them is of $120°$, find the measures of the ...
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Find the adjacent sides of the quadrilateral.

The two adjacent sides of a cyclic quadrilateral are 2 and 5 and the angle between them is $60^0$. If the area of the quadrilateral is $4\sqrt3$, then remaining sides are. a. 2 and 3 b. 3 and 4 c. ...
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Identify a geometric theorem with probabilistic proof

Some months ago, I saw a theorem and its proof that was left on the blackboard from a previous computer graphics lecture. As far as I remember, the theorem went something like: It is possible to ...
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Find the lengths of two segments in a triangle with a line parallel to a side

Take a look at the picture, I am suppose to find the value of x and y. I have already manages to figure it out but here are a few questions that I need to understand. AD/AB = CE/CB = CA/ED x= ...
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$\text{Ker}A=\text{span}(u) \implies A=mat_C\left( u\wedge . \right)$

i found this equality and i wonder how can i find the right term $$\dfrac{1}{2}\left(\begin{matrix}0&1&1 \\ -1&0&1\\ -1&-1&0 ...
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Geometry: Circle inscribed in square

A circle is inscribed in a square $ABCD$ of side length $2$. There is a point $P$ on the circle such that $PA=a$. Is it possible to find $PB,PC,PD$ in terms of $a$? I haven't solved a problem like ...
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Defining a topological relationship between two objects

I am looking for a mathematical definition/description of the following relationship between two objects. It's similar to a knot (as in topology) but between two objects. I've found a similar problem ...
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determine the point of intersection on a facet in n-dimensions

I'm trying to solve a what I think is a classic line/plane intersection problem. However, this type of problem is new to me so please excuse me if I am misusing the terminology. I have two points in ...
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Prove that $\angle DAP=\angle CAB$ in a parallelogram $ABCD$

Let $ABCD$ be a parallelogram, and let $K$ be on $BC$ and $L$ on $CD$ so that $BK\cdot BC=DL\cdot DC$. Let point $P$ be where $DK$ and $BL$ intersect. Prove that $\angle DAP=\angle CAB$ (angles $DAP$ ...
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Pullback of a differential form

My question is in regards to a proof in Lee's 'Introduction to Smooth Manifolds'. He proves a lemma about the pullback of a differential form on a manifold $N$, where $F:M\rightarrow N$ is a smooth ...
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Book for projective geometry

I am looking for a blue colored book about projective geometry,as I remember, on sheep or goat covers. My friend suggested me two books before. I choose another one but recently I am interested in ...
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Triple Angle Condition

Let $ABC$ be a triangle with integral side lengths such that $\angle A=3\angle B$. Find the minimum value of its perimeter. Essentially we want sinb, sin3b, sin4b to have rational ratios (manipulate ...
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How can the surface integral (for a surface defined with parameters) be derived without using vectors?

It is possible to derive the arclength analytically by using the Pythagorean theorem: given a curve y(x), infinitestimal length dl along the curve can be given as: $(dl)^2 = (dx)^2 + (dy)^2$ ...
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Connect two point in page using short ruler [duplicate]

There is problem that my friend and me don't have solution for it. the problem is that can we connect to point in page with straight line using a ruler that it length is too much shorter than distance ...
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Data transformation of angles such that $90^\circ$ is equal to $-90^\circ$

Is there a transformation I can perform on a dataset of angles (from $-90^\circ$ to $90^\circ$) such that the transformation of $-90^\circ$ is equal to that of $90^\circ$? I am only interested in what ...
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What happens to the underlying geometry when a lower dimension matrix is embedded in higher dimension?

For example, we can represent a rotation in the xy plane as $$R=\left\{ R(\theta)=\begin{pmatrix} \cos(\theta) & -\sin(\theta) \\ \sin(\theta) & \cos(\theta) \end{pmatrix}, 0 \leq \theta ...
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Using inequalities to find vertices of a polytope

Consider vectors of integers $x\in\mathbb N^d$ satisfying $$ \begin{align} \forall\ i=1..d & \ \ [0 \leq \ell_i \leq x_i \leq u_i]\\ \forall\ i=1..d-1 & \ \ [x_{i+1} \leq x_i] \end{align} ...
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Finding orthogonal matrix that maps one vector to another

Let $w, v \in \mathbb{R}^k$ be two known vectors such that $||w|| = ||v||$ ($|| . ||$ is the usual Euclidean norm). My questions are related with the problem of finding $Q$ orthogonal such that $v = Q ...
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how they deduce that $\det A=1$ just from the first coeffcient and minor

i found solution of exercice that said show that A is rotation to do that we have to compute det A=1 but they found it directly Is there any relationshipe between the first coeffcient and minor ...
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Distance between a point and a parametric form of a line [on hold]

I have a problem with di dastance between a point and a line. There's the point $A=(2,4,4)$ and the line $s:(2,1,0)+\lambda(0,4,-3)$. How do I calculate the distance between A and $s$?
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Geometric interpretation or solution of an induction problem

Problem: Suppose you begin with a pile of $n$ stones and split this pile into $n$ piles of one stone each by successively splitting a pile of stones into two smaller piles. Each time you split a pile, ...