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Distance Between Two Points

If two points are selected at random from the interval , what is the probability that the distance between them is less than one fourth? Source: NCTM Mathematics Teacher, February 2006 SOLUTION Consider two points and on the interval. Create … Continue reading

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Median of a Trapezoid

The trapezoid has and . The three congruent sides have lengths . Find the length of the median in terms of . Source: NCTM Mathematics Teacher 2008 SOLUTION Triangle is a triangle with hypotenuse equal . Likewise Median of trapezoid … Continue reading

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Isosceles Trapezoid

The isosceles trapezoid is inscribed in a semicircle such that the trapezoid and the semicircle share the same base, , and . Compute . Source: NCTM Mathematics Teacher SOLUTION Triangle is a right triangle because intercepts a semicircle. By the … Continue reading

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