4 16 16 triangle

Acute isosceles triangle.

Sides: a = 4   b = 16   c = 16

Area: T = 31.74990157328
Perimeter: p = 36
Semiperimeter: s = 18

Angle ∠ A = α = 14.36215115629° = 14°21'41″ = 0.25106556623 rad
Angle ∠ B = β = 82.81992442185° = 82°49'9″ = 1.44554684956 rad
Angle ∠ C = γ = 82.81992442185° = 82°49'9″ = 1.44554684956 rad

Height: ha = 15.87545078664
Height: hb = 3.96986269666
Height: hc = 3.96986269666

Median: ma = 15.87545078664
Median: mb = 8.48552813742
Median: mc = 8.48552813742

Inradius: r = 1.76438342074
Circumradius: R = 8.06332420909

Vertex coordinates: A[16; 0] B[0; 0] C[0.5; 3.96986269666]
Centroid: CG[5.5; 1.32328756555]
Coordinates of the circumscribed circle: U[8; 1.00879052614]
Coordinates of the inscribed circle: I[2; 1.76438342074]

Exterior(or external, outer) angles of the triangle:
∠ A' = α' = 165.6388488437° = 165°38'19″ = 0.25106556623 rad
∠ B' = β' = 97.18107557815° = 97°10'51″ = 1.44554684956 rad
∠ C' = γ' = 97.18107557815° = 97°10'51″ = 1.44554684956 rad

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How did we calculate this triangle?

Now we know the lengths of all three sides of the triangle and the triangle is uniquely determined. Next we calculate another its characteristics - same procedure as calculation of the triangle from the known three sides SSS.

a = 4 ; ; b = 16 ; ; c = 16 ; ;

1. The triangle circumference is the sum of the lengths of its three sides

p = a+b+c = 4+16+16 = 36 ; ;

2. Semiperimeter of the triangle

s = fraction{ o }{ 2 } = fraction{ 36 }{ 2 } = 18 ; ;

3. The triangle area using Heron's formula

T = sqrt{ s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c) } ; ; T = sqrt{ 18 * (18-4)(18-16)(18-16) } ; ; T = sqrt{ 1008 } = 31.75 ; ;

4. Calculate the heights of the triangle from its area.

T = fraction{ a h _a }{ 2 } ; ; h _a = fraction{ 2 T }{ a } = fraction{ 2 * 31.75 }{ 4 } = 15.87 ; ; h _b = fraction{ 2 T }{ b } = fraction{ 2 * 31.75 }{ 16 } = 3.97 ; ; h _c = fraction{ 2 T }{ c } = fraction{ 2 * 31.75 }{ 16 } = 3.97 ; ;

5. Calculation of the inner angles of the triangle using a Law of Cosines

a**2 = b**2+c**2 - 2bc cos( alpha ) ; ; alpha = arccos( fraction{ a**2-b**2-c**2 }{ 2bc } ) = arccos( fraction{ 4**2-16**2-16**2 }{ 2 * 16 * 16 } ) = 14° 21'41" ; ; beta = arccos( fraction{ b**2-a**2-c**2 }{ 2ac } ) = arccos( fraction{ 16**2-4**2-16**2 }{ 2 * 4 * 16 } ) = 82° 49'9" ; ; gamma = arccos( fraction{ c**2-a**2-b**2 }{ 2ba } ) = arccos( fraction{ 16**2-4**2-16**2 }{ 2 * 16 * 4 } ) = 82° 49'9" ; ;

6. Inradius

T = rs ; ; r = fraction{ T }{ s } = fraction{ 31.75 }{ 18 } = 1.76 ; ;

7. Circumradius

R = fraction{ a }{ 2 * sin( alpha ) } = fraction{ 4 }{ 2 * sin 14° 21'41" } = 8.06 ; ;




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