Two similar triangles with integral sides have two of their sides the same. If the third sides differ by 20141, find all of the sides.

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Started by BMAD, May 05 2013 01:19 AM

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 01:19 AM

Two similar triangles with integral sides have two of their sides the same. If the third sides differ by 20141, find all of the sides.

Posted 06 May 2013 - 05:38 AM

Does "two of their sides the same" imply they are isosceles?

Or that two sides of one triangle are equal to two of the other triangle's sides?

It seems the latter, but thought I'd confirm.

- Bertrand Russell

Posted 06 May 2013 - 05:52 AM

Spoiler for if isosceles

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 07:07 AM

Spoiler for starters

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 01:00 PM Best Answer

Spoiler for solution

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