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I am guessing, you can express R = xR + (1-x)R where (1-x)R is the height of your (isosceles) triangle and xR is the bit from the chord to the circle.

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What do you mean by "recedes from its chord"?

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My friend told me that x = R - R cos (alpha)... I wonder why....

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hi

By using the laws properties of triangle you will get the angle to be 45 degrees and

R to be square root of 50

http://www.mathsrevision.net/gcse/pages.php?page=47

By using the laws properties of triangle you will get the angle to be 45 degrees and

R to be square root of 50

http://www.mathsrevision.net/gcse/pages.php?page=47

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