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    Re: That darned old cocked hat
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2010 Dec 9, 21:43 -0800

    John wrote:
    "I can see in the Villarceau article (without any knowledge of French) that he obtains the construction of the symmedian point that Prince mentions. But does he show that it minimizes the sum of the squared distances to the three sides?"

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    See theorem 1 on page 3 of

    http://www.math.bas.bg/omi/DidMod/Articles/D%5B1%5D.Dekov_Symmedian_Point.pdf

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