smallest square enclosing a triangle
- Juan Vicente Sánchez
- Optimization Problems, Square
Method for creating the smallest square enclosing a triangle You can analyze the procedure: 1) sort the side lengths 2) if the third vertex is in the square with the greatest side as diagonal then this is the required square 3) otherwise you must solve a trigonometric equation
Can you describe how the trigonometric equation is solved with ruler and compass?