Find the min and max area (if such values exist) of an isosceles triangle inscribed in a circle with the radius R.

I have no idea where to begin.

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- Jan 8th 2008, 07:50 PMSpecMin/max area of isosceles triangle inscribed in circle
Find the min and max area (if such values exist) of an isosceles triangle inscribed in a circle with the radius R.

I have no idea where to begin. - Jan 9th 2008, 04:37 AMTKHunny
1) Draw a circle.

2) Put an isosceles-looking triangle in it.

3) Label the equal sides.

4) Find the center of the circle.

5) From the center ot each Vertex is "R".

6) What do you know about the angle subtended by an angle inscribed in a circle? - Jan 9th 2008, 08:30 AMgalactus
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