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Equality holds if and only if | cos θ| = 1, that is, if the two vectors are parallel. In any case, the equality holds if and only if u = k · v for some nonzero real constant a k; that is, m = nb = k. We can generalize the definitions of vectors for higher dimensions, and define the dot product and the length of the vectors accordingly. This results in Cauchy– Schwarz inequality: For any real numbers a1 , a2 , . . , an , and b1 , b2 , . . , bn , a12 + a22 + · · · + an2 b12 + b22 + · · · + bn2 ≥ (a1 b1 + a2 b2 + · · · + an bn )2 .

39. [Heron’s Formula] The area of a triangle ABC with sides a, b, c is equal to [ABC] = s(s − a)(s − b)(s − c), where s = (a + b + c)/2 is the semiperimeter of the triangle. Heron’s formula can be viewed as a degenerate version of Brahmagupta’s formula. 39, right); that is, CD = 0. In this way, Brahmagupta’s formula becomes Heron’s formula. For the interested reader, it is a good exercise to prove Heron’s formula independently, following the proof of Brahmagupta’s formula. 1. 40) such that P AB = P BC = P CA.

29). It suffices to show that D = D1 . Cevians AD1 , BE, and CF are concurrent at P . By our discussions above, we have |AF | |BD| |CE| |AF | |BD1 | |CE| · =1= · · , · |F B| |D1 C| |EA| |F B| |DC| |EA| |BD| 1| implying that |BD |D1 C| = |DC| . Because both D and D1 lie on segment BC, we conclude that D = D1 , establishing part (1). Using Ceva’s theorem, we can see that the medians, altitudes, and angle bisectors of a triangle are concurrent. 30). If the incircle of triangle ABC touches sides AB, BC, and CA at F , D, and E, then by equal tangents, we have |AE| = |AF |, |BD| = |BF |, and |CD| = |CE|.

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