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**Hannibal lecter****Member**- Registered: 2016-02-11
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In this YouTube link

https://youtu.be/6KPSmajeseI

He is talking about heron's proof

He is talking about scaling a traingle

Starting in minute 1:01

What is a traingle scaling and is there on MiF

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**Bob****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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Abot half way he gets to the formula

Then he takes the right angled triangle with shorter sides r and x, and enlarges it by a scale factor of yz so it becomes rxz by by xyz. He adds on other enlarged triangles.

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**Hannibal lecter****Member**- Registered: 2016-02-11
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Bob wrote:

Abot half way he gets to the formula

Then he takes the right angled triangle with shorter sides r and x, and enlarges it by a scale factor of yz so it becomes rxz by by xyz. He adds on other enlarged triangles.

Bob

why he enlarged the r and x by yz

What for?

And next step he enlarge the sides r and y by

z.(x^2+r^2)^1/2 Why exactly this equation?

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