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Viete: triangle

In a right triangle, let the perpendicular be 5 and the sum of the base and hypotenuse 25.  Find the lengths of the base and hypotenuse. (François Viète, The Analytic Art, c. 1600)

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"Viete: triangle," Loci (February 2006)

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