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A convex quadrilateral has area <math>30</math> and side lengths <math>5, 6, 9,</math> and <math>7,</math> in that order. Denote by <math>\theta</math> the measure of the acute angle formed by the diagonals of the quadrilateral. Then <math>\tan \theta</math> can be written in the form <math>\tfrac{m}{n}</math>, where <math>m</math> and <math>n</math> are relatively prime positive integers. Find <math>m + n</math>. | A convex quadrilateral has area <math>30</math> and side lengths <math>5, 6, 9,</math> and <math>7,</math> in that order. Denote by <math>\theta</math> the measure of the acute angle formed by the diagonals of the quadrilateral. Then <math>\tan \theta</math> can be written in the form <math>\tfrac{m}{n}</math>, where <math>m</math> and <math>n</math> are relatively prime positive integers. Find <math>m + n</math>. | ||
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+ | We denote by <math>A</math>, <math>B</math>, <math>C</math> and <math>D</math> four vertices of this quadrilateral, such that <math>AB = 5</math>, <math>BC = 6</math>, <math>CD = 9</math>, <math>DA = 7</math>. | ||
+ | We denote by <math>E</math> the point that two diagonals <math>AC</math> and <math>BD</math> meet at. | ||
+ | To simplify the notation, we denote <math>a = AE</math>, <math>b = BE</math>, <math>c = CE</math>, <math>d = DE</math>. | ||
+ | We denote <math>\theta = \angle AED</math>. | ||
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+ | First, we write down an equation of the area of the quadrilateral <math>ABCD</math>. | ||
+ | We have <math>{\rm Area} \ ABCD = {\rm Area} \ \triangle ABC + </math> | ||
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Revision as of 16:36, 22 March 2021
Problem
A convex quadrilateral has area and side lengths and in that order. Denote by the measure of the acute angle formed by the diagonals of the quadrilateral. Then can be written in the form , where and are relatively prime positive integers. Find .
Solution 1
We denote by , , and four vertices of this quadrilateral, such that , , , . We denote by the point that two diagonals and meet at. To simplify the notation, we denote , , , . We denote .
First, we write down an equation of the area of the quadrilateral . We have
See also
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