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The Class of Heron Triangles

The author shows that every Heron triangle is similar to one with sides \(r + 1/r\), \(s + 1/s\), and \(r - 1/r + s -1/s\) for rational numbers \(r\) and \(s\) greater than one.
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3694
MSC Codes: 
97G40
Author(s): 
Raymond A. Beauregard (University of Rhode Island)
Publication Date: 
Monday, June 20, 2011
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
October, 2008
Subject(s): 
Triangles
Plane Geometry
Geometry and Topology
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Applicable Course(s): 
4.9 Geometry
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Monday, June 20, 2011
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