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    Geometric Problem : Algebraic Proof - Relations Between Distances

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    Let ABC be a right triangle with sides a, b, and hypotenuse c. Let r be the radius of the inscribed circle and ra, rb, and rc be the radii of the ascribed circles tangent to sides a, b, and c. What "RELATIONSHIPS" can you discover among the lengths r, ra, rb, rc, a, b, and c. Note that r = (a + b - c)/2.

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    Relations between geometric distances are found algebraically. The solution is well presented.

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