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Among all triangles ABC find the maximum value of \(\sin A + \sin B \sin C.\)

 Oct 4, 2019
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\(\text{The answer appears to be $\dfrac 1 2(1+\sqrt{5})$}\)

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 Oct 4, 2019
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How did you reach that conclusion Rom?

Melody  Oct 4, 2019
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set the Gradient equal to zero and solved (with the help of software) and examined the solutions to see which 

produced a maximum (vice a minimum) and what it was.

 

There's probably some more clever geometric solution here.

Rom  Oct 4, 2019
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Here's a possible derivation:

 

 Oct 4, 2019
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Thanks Rom and Alan   cool

 Oct 4, 2019

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