I don't think you will find a closed form solution for this problem - thoughOriginally Posted by askmemath
I am prepared to be proven wrong.
RonL
Here is a picture to help you out.
By the theorem of chord in a circle we have that,
But,
Thus, we have,
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Thus,
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If you know calculus
Thus, you need to find the zero's of the function,
Use Newton's method