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**Geomtry.202****Member**- Registered: 2017-03-13
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Let the incircle of triangle ABC be tangent to sides BC, AC, and AB at D, E, and F, respectively. Prove that triangle DEF is acute. I haven't learned any trig yet. One of the hints were : Compute the angles of triangle DEF in terms of the angles of triangle ABC.

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Geomtry.202

Welcome to the forum.

This problem re-appears every few months. Solution here:

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=20456

Bob

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**thickhead****Member**- Registered: 2016-04-16
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Simple. Show that quadrilateral IFBD is cyclic. And use the property of inscribed angle vs.measure of arc.Finished in two lines.

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