Problem 513

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Problem 513

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In Problem 513 (View Problem), the side lengths are not precisely defined. It seems to use the assumption (or convention really) that a=|BC|, b=|CA| and most importantly c=|AB|. I think that should probably be made more explicit in the problem statement somehow.
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As you state yourself: that is a well known convention .
Is there any need to repeat such a convention?

Anyhow, members in doubt can read your post and all is well.
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Re: Problem 513

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Just wanted to say that I did not know it, spent a day with weird calculations, and only after googling found out about this post. I strongly recommend giving this info.
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Re: Problem 513

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Someone please give the lengths of side for the 3 triangles which satisfy to get F(10)=3. I get only one triangle for c ≤ 10
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Re: Problem 513

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Simple brute force gives:
a,b,c (mc)
5,5,6 (4)
5,5,8 (3)
6,8,10 (5)
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hk wrote: Sat May 02, 2015 9:08 pm As you state yourself: that is a well known convention .
Is there any need to repeat such a convention?

Anyhow, members in doubt can read your post and all is well.
Well considering that I came here because I was confused, and another user got confused as well, yes it might need to be made clearer.
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