Go Geometry Problem Problem 1309: Triangle, Circle, Inradius, Excircle, Tangent, Exradius, Measurement.

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The figure below shows a triangle ABC with the excircle corresponding to BC tangent to AB and AC extended at D and E, respectively. If BD = 11, CE = 7, and the inradius = 6, find the measure of the exradius corresponding to BC.
 

Geometry Problem 1309 Triangle, Circle, Inradius, Excircle, Tangent, Exradius, Measurement

 

Background of Problem 1309: Machu Picchu, "Lost City of the Incas".

Geometry Problem 1309 Triangle, Circle, Machu Picchu background

Machu Picchu called the "Lost City of the Incas" is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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