Geometry Problem 1408: Right Triangle, Incircle, Excircle, Incenter, Midpoint, Tangency Point, Collinearity

Proposition

The figure below shows a right triangle ABC (angle B = 90 degree). The excircle E corresponding to BC is tangent to BC at F. If I is the incenter and D is the midpoint of AB, prove that D, I, and F are collinear.

 
 

Geometry Problem 1408: Right Triangle, Incircle, Excircle, Incenter, Midpoint, Tangency Point, Collinearity, Tutor

 

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