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How many different non-congruent isosceles triangles can be formed by connecting three of the dots in a 4x4 square array of dots like the one shown below?

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Two triangles are congruent if they have the same traced outline, possibly up to rotating and flipping. This is equivalent to having the same set of 3 side lengths. 


The answer is not 9 or 3.

 Oct 24, 2018

I'm not sure. I've done the same exact problem somewhere else before, but I do not recall the answer.


Here is a similar question: https://artofproblemsolving.com/wiki/index.php?title=2009_AMC_8_Problems/Problem_20


Maybe like the question above, sort them by base lengths, and see how many triangles can be formed by connecting points from each distinct base length.

 Oct 25, 2018

Ok, I'll try thank you.

 Oct 26, 2018

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