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The figure below shows a partially completed construction of an obtuse isosceles triangle. Points P and L represent two vertices of the triangle.
http://oi45.tinypic.com/2466fd0.jpg
Where should the point for the third vertex lie?
between O and L and on the arc
between O and L and beyond the arc
between O and M and beyond the arc
between O and M and on the arc
 one year ago
 one year ago
The figure below shows a partially completed construction of an obtuse isosceles triangle. Points P and L represent two vertices of the triangle. http://oi45.tinypic.com/2466fd0.jpg Where should the point for the third vertex lie? between O and L and on the arc between O and L and beyond the arc between O and M and beyond the arc between O and M and on the arc
 one year ago
 one year ago

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apoorvkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay Jhony, you know what an obtuse angle is  right?
 one year ago

apoorvkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Am sorry I got away  yeah so  Obtuse means an angle greater than 90 degrees  now moving point away from O, towards M would *increase* <LPO, rendering it obtuse. So  any thoughts now?
 one year ago

jhonathanceballosBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yeah it should be between O and M and beyond the arc right?
 one year ago

jhonathanceballosBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so im right? @apoorvk
 one year ago

apoorvkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay now  I want it to remain isosceles. so if the third vertex is exactly on the arc, then the two sides would be equal, since they are the radii of the same arc! So  which option finally?
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jhonathanceballosBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
wait,i was wrong? @apoorvk
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apoorvkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Actually two things have to be defined  one where the point has to be in respect to L and O, and where with respect to the arc (beyond, on or before the arc). Read your options!
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jhonathanceballosBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so its not between O and M and beyond the arc? @apoorvk
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apoorvkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Its definitely between O and M  but where  on the arc or beyond it?
 one year ago

jhonathanceballosBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i think its beyond the arc. @apoorvk
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apoorvkBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Beyond the arc would render the two sides unequal  so the triangle won't be isosceles!
 one year ago
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