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Triangle has two solutions: a=13; b=14; c=2.21113544315 and a=13; b=14; c=12.2109711666.

#1 Obtuse scalene triangle.

Sides: a = 13   b = 14   c = 2.21113544315

Area: T = 13.26985049627
Perimeter: p = 29.21113544315
Semiperimeter: s = 14.60656772158

Angle ∠ A = α = 59° = 1.03297442587 rad
Angle ∠ B = β = 112.616594319° = 112°36'57″ = 1.96655189989 rad
Angle ∠ C = γ = 8.38440568099° = 8°23'3″ = 0.1466329396 rad

Height: ha = 2.04113084558
Height: hb = 1.8965500709
Height: hc = 122.0003422098

Median: ma = 7.62985676382
Median: mb = 6.16599548871
Median: mc = 13.46439324825

Inradius: r = 0.90884484592
Circumradius: R = 7.58331170819

Vertex coordinates: A[2.21113544315; 0] B[0; 0] C[-4.99991786172; 122.0003422098]
Centroid: CG[-0.92992747286; 44.0001140699]
Coordinates of the circumscribed circle: U[1.10656772158; 7.50220758842]
Coordinates of the inscribed circle: I[0.60656772158; 0.90884484592]

Exterior(or external, outer) angles of the triangle:
∠ A' = α' = 121° = 1.03297442587 rad
∠ B' = β' = 67.38440568099° = 67°23'3″ = 1.96655189989 rad
∠ C' = γ' = 171.616594319° = 171°36'57″ = 0.1466329396 rad




How did we calculate this triangle?

1. Input data entered: side a, b and angle α.

a = 13 ; ; b = 14 ; ; alpha = 59° ; ;

2. From angle α, side b and side a we calculate side c - by using the law of cosines and quadratic equation:

a**2 = b**2 + c**2 - 2b c cos alpha ; ; ; ; 13**2 = 14**2 + c**2 - 2 * 14 * c * cos 59° ; ; ; ; ; ; c**2 -14.421c +27 =0 ; ; p=1; q=-14.421; r=27 ; ; D = q**2 - 4pr = 14.421**2 - 4 * 1 * 27 = 99.9671473879 ; ; D>0 ; ; ; ; c_{1,2} = fraction{ -q ± sqrt{ D } }{ 2p } = fraction{ 14.42 ± sqrt{ 99.97 } }{ 2 } ; ; c_{1,2} = 7.21053305 ± 4.99917861723 ; ; c_{1} = 12.2097116672 ; ; c_{2} = 2.21135443277 ; ; ; ; text{ Factored form: } ; ;
(c -12.2097116672) (c -2.21135443277) = 0 ; ; ; ; c > 0 ; ; ; ; c = 12.21 ; ;
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 = 13 ; ; b = 14 ; ; c = 2.21 ; ;

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

p = a+b+c = 13+14+2.21 = 29.21 ; ;

4. Semiperimeter of the triangle

s = fraction{ o }{ 2 } = fraction{ 29.21 }{ 2 } = 14.61 ; ;

5. The triangle area using Heron's formula

T = sqrt{ s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c) } ; ; T = sqrt{ 14.61 * (14.61-13)(14.61-14)(14.61-2.21) } ; ; T = sqrt{ 176.05 } = 13.27 ; ;

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

T = fraction{ a h _a }{ 2 } ; ; h _a = fraction{ 2 T }{ a } = fraction{ 2 * 13.27 }{ 13 } = 2.04 ; ; h _b = fraction{ 2 T }{ b } = fraction{ 2 * 13.27 }{ 14 } = 1.9 ; ; h _c = fraction{ 2 T }{ c } = fraction{ 2 * 13.27 }{ 2.21 } = 12 ; ;

7. 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{ b**2+c**2-a**2 }{ 2bc } ) = arccos( fraction{ 14**2+2.21**2-13**2 }{ 2 * 14 * 2.21 } ) = 59° ; ; b**2 = a**2+c**2 - 2ac cos beta ; ; beta = arccos( fraction{ a**2+c**2-b**2 }{ 2ac } ) = arccos( fraction{ 13**2+2.21**2-14**2 }{ 2 * 13 * 2.21 } ) = 112° 36'57" ; ; gamma = 180° - alpha - beta = 180° - 59° - 112° 36'57" = 8° 23'3" ; ;

8. Inradius

T = rs ; ; r = fraction{ T }{ s } = fraction{ 13.27 }{ 14.61 } = 0.91 ; ;

9. Circumradius

R = fraction{ a }{ 2 * sin alpha } = fraction{ 13 }{ 2 * sin 59° } = 7.58 ; ;

10. Calculation of medians

m_a = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 b**2+2c**2 - a**2 } }{ 2 } = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 * 14**2+2 * 2.21**2 - 13**2 } }{ 2 } = 7.629 ; ; m_b = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 c**2+2a**2 - b**2 } }{ 2 } = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 * 2.21**2+2 * 13**2 - 14**2 } }{ 2 } = 6.16 ; ; m_c = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 b**2+2a**2 - c**2 } }{ 2 } = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 * 14**2+2 * 13**2 - 2.21**2 } }{ 2 } = 13.464 ; ;







#2 Acute scalene triangle.

Sides: a = 13   b = 14   c = 12.2109711666

Area: T = 73.26603591375
Perimeter: p = 39.2109711666
Semiperimeter: s = 19.6054855833

Angle ∠ A = α = 59° = 1.03297442587 rad
Angle ∠ B = β = 67.38440568099° = 67°23'3″ = 1.17660736547 rad
Angle ∠ C = γ = 53.61659431901° = 53°36'57″ = 0.93657747402 rad

Height: ha = 11.27108244827
Height: hb = 10.46657655911
Height: hc = 122.0003422098

Median: ma = 11.4144400093
Median: mb = 10.49899251419
Median: mc = 12.05111715305

Inradius: r = 3.73768476342
Circumradius: R = 7.58331170819

Vertex coordinates: A[12.2109711666; 0] B[0; 0] C[4.99991786172; 122.0003422098]
Centroid: CG[5.73662967611; 44.0001140699]
Coordinates of the circumscribed circle: U[6.1054855833; 4.49882663256]
Coordinates of the inscribed circle: I[5.6054855833; 3.73768476342]

Exterior(or external, outer) angles of the triangle:
∠ A' = α' = 121° = 1.03297442587 rad
∠ B' = β' = 112.616594319° = 112°36'57″ = 1.17660736547 rad
∠ C' = γ' = 126.384405681° = 126°23'3″ = 0.93657747402 rad

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How did we calculate this triangle?

1. Input data entered: side a, b and angle α.

a = 13 ; ; b = 14 ; ; alpha = 59° ; ; : Nr. 1

2. From angle α, side b and side a we calculate side c - by using the law of cosines and quadratic equation:

a**2 = b**2 + c**2 - 2b c cos alpha ; ; ; ; 13**2 = 14**2 + c**2 - 2 * 14 * c * cos 59° ; ; ; ; ; ; c**2 -14.421c +27 =0 ; ; p=1; q=-14.421; r=27 ; ; D = q**2 - 4pr = 14.421**2 - 4 * 1 * 27 = 99.9671473879 ; ; D>0 ; ; ; ; c_{1,2} = fraction{ -q ± sqrt{ D } }{ 2p } = fraction{ 14.42 ± sqrt{ 99.97 } }{ 2 } ; ; c_{1,2} = 7.21053305 ± 4.99917861723 ; ; c_{1} = 12.2097116672 ; ; c_{2} = 2.21135443277 ; ; ; ; text{ Factored form: } ; ; : Nr. 1
(c -12.2097116672) (c -2.21135443277) = 0 ; ; ; ; c > 0 ; ; ; ; c = 12.21 ; ; : Nr. 1
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 = 13 ; ; b = 14 ; ; c = 12.21 ; ;

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

p = a+b+c = 13+14+12.21 = 39.21 ; ;

4. Semiperimeter of the triangle

s = fraction{ o }{ 2 } = fraction{ 39.21 }{ 2 } = 19.6 ; ;

5. The triangle area using Heron's formula

T = sqrt{ s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c) } ; ; T = sqrt{ 19.6 * (19.6-13)(19.6-14)(19.6-12.21) } ; ; T = sqrt{ 5367.08 } = 73.26 ; ;

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

T = fraction{ a h _a }{ 2 } ; ; h _a = fraction{ 2 T }{ a } = fraction{ 2 * 73.26 }{ 13 } = 11.27 ; ; h _b = fraction{ 2 T }{ b } = fraction{ 2 * 73.26 }{ 14 } = 10.47 ; ; h _c = fraction{ 2 T }{ c } = fraction{ 2 * 73.26 }{ 12.21 } = 12 ; ;

7. 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{ b**2+c**2-a**2 }{ 2bc } ) = arccos( fraction{ 14**2+12.21**2-13**2 }{ 2 * 14 * 12.21 } ) = 59° ; ; b**2 = a**2+c**2 - 2ac cos beta ; ; beta = arccos( fraction{ a**2+c**2-b**2 }{ 2ac } ) = arccos( fraction{ 13**2+12.21**2-14**2 }{ 2 * 13 * 12.21 } ) = 67° 23'3" ; ; gamma = 180° - alpha - beta = 180° - 59° - 67° 23'3" = 53° 36'57" ; ;

8. Inradius

T = rs ; ; r = fraction{ T }{ s } = fraction{ 73.26 }{ 19.6 } = 3.74 ; ;

9. Circumradius

R = fraction{ a }{ 2 * sin alpha } = fraction{ 13 }{ 2 * sin 59° } = 7.58 ; ; : Nr. 1

10. Calculation of medians

m_a = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 b**2+2c**2 - a**2 } }{ 2 } = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 * 14**2+2 * 12.21**2 - 13**2 } }{ 2 } = 11.414 ; ; m_b = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 c**2+2a**2 - b**2 } }{ 2 } = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 * 12.21**2+2 * 13**2 - 14**2 } }{ 2 } = 10.49 ; ; m_c = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 b**2+2a**2 - c**2 } }{ 2 } = fraction{ sqrt{ 2 * 14**2+2 * 13**2 - 12.21**2 } }{ 2 } = 12.051 ; ;
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