10981
EXPLORE
LATEST
ABOUT
AUTHORING AREA
PARTICIPATE
Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
Maximum Rectangle Inscribed in a Circle
The rectangle of largest area inscribed in a circle is a square. The length of the diagonal black segment equals the area of the rectangle. The red dot traces out the areas of the inscribed rectangles.
Contributed by:
Michael Schreiber
SNAPSHOTS
RELATED LINKS
Maximum
(
Wolfram
MathWorld
)
PERMANENT CITATION
"
Maximum Rectangle Inscribed in a Circle
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/MaximumRectangleInscribedInACircle/
Contributed by:
Michael Schreiber
Share:
Embed Interactive Demonstration
New!
Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site.
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
(preview »)
Files require
Wolfram
CDF Player
or
Mathematica
.
Related Demonstrations
More by Author
The Maximum Rectangular Area under Different Curves
Marc Brodie (Wheeling Jesuit University)
Minimum Area between a Semicircle and a Rectangle
Abraham Gadalla
Numerical Integration using Rectangles, the Trapezoidal Rule, or Simpson's Rule
Bartosz Naskrecki
Pool Circles
Abraham Gadalla
Problems on Circles XIII: Common Area of Two Circles
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
Largest Triangle Inscribed in a Circle
Jay Warendorff
Largest Isosceles Triangle Inscribed in a Circle
Jay Warendorff
Minimum Surface Area of a Capped Hexagonal Prism
Sándor Kabai
Slicing a Sphere along Two Parallel Planes
Erik Mahieu
A Geometric Limit Problem
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
Related Topics
Area
Calculus
High School Calculus and Analytic Geometry
High School Geometry
High School Mathematics
Browse all topics
Related Curriculum Standards
US Common Core State Standards, Mathematics
HSA-CED.A.1
HSF-BF.A.1
HSF-IF.B.4
HSG-CO.D.13
HSG-MG.A.3
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have
Mathematica Player
or
Mathematica 7+