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Calculating interior angles of an irregular hexagon?

I'm trying to create a 3D model of a six-sided area of my garden. I know the lengths of each side. Is it possible to work out the exact angle of each corner? Here's a link to a rough picture - note that the labels are correct but the sides and angles aren't to scale. [more inside]
posted by UltraFleece on Sep 20, 2014 - 8 answers

Contact Lenses In Triangle, NC

Need an eye doctor can help my friend get the right contact lens prescription. She has a strong astigmatism in one eye, the other's normal. She's been to 4 eye doctors here and gone through many many different lenses shapes w/o success. For what it's worth, she has lenses that worked before - but from a doctor on the West Coast. Thanks!
posted by past on Apr 11, 2014 - 8 answers

How to divide a div into two triangles with Javascript?

Javascript question: I have a rectangular div. Imagine that div is divided from one corner to the other to make two right triangles. I would like to, on hover, have Javascript tell me which triangle my mouse is over. But my trigonometry powers are failing me, and Google is coming up short. Hope me, admin!
posted by eustacescrubb on Jan 8, 2013 - 6 answers

Triangle Textual Tattoos?

Recommendations for a tattoo artist in Durham, NC? Bonus points: super-skilled with fine detailed lettering [more inside]
posted by Dorinda on Sep 30, 2012 - 2 answers

Which neighborhood is most ideal in the Triangle, NC?

I am moving to the Triangle in North Carolina but work from home so a commute is not an issue. Recommend the best neighborhood(s) in the entire region! [more inside]
posted by JacksonEsquire on May 7, 2012 - 13 answers

Looking for things to do on Sunday in NC

Fun things to do on a Sunday in the Durham/Raleigh/Chapel Hill, NC area for parents with a 17 year old son? [more inside]
posted by maxg94 on Oct 7, 2011 - 12 answers

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Identify triads in writing? [more inside]
posted by past on Jun 25, 2011 - 21 answers

New job in Chapel Hill; need housing.

Help me figure out the neighborhoods in and around Chapel Hill, NC. [more inside]
posted by jeoc on Jun 2, 2011 - 8 answers

How do I talk sense into an ex of a friend?

My ladyfriend's ex is inviting himself to her birthday visit, how do I untangle this soap opera? [more inside]
posted by rhizome on Aug 31, 2010 - 25 answers

Computer repair in North Carolina?

Recommendations for computer repair in the Chapel Hill/Durham/Raleigh area? [more inside]
posted by aka burlap on May 22, 2010 - 4 answers

Help us amplify a washboard!

Musical washboard aplification -- suggestions, please! [more inside]
posted by Astro Zombie on Feb 8, 2010 - 10 answers

Things will be great when you're downtown (Raleigh)

Raleigh Filter: I'm searching for a rental apartment in downtown Raleigh and would love some firsthand input. [more inside]
posted by SweetTeaAndABiscuit on Jan 1, 2010 - 3 answers

What is a triangular graph with axes perpendicular to the sides called?

What is the graph or plot called which: - is an equilateral triangle - has three axes - each axes is perpendicular to a side of the triangle? [more inside]
posted by Peter Petridish on Oct 28, 2009 - 10 answers

Travel Near the Triangle

I’m on the search for a great little town for vacationing within about 2 hours of the Raleigh/Durham, NC Triangle area. [more inside]
posted by SweetTeaAndABiscuit on May 11, 2009 - 8 answers

spherical geometry!

can you help me compute the area of a triangle on the sphere? [more inside]
posted by klanawa on Feb 4, 2009 - 20 answers

Staying on good terms with SO's ex?

Staying on good terms with SO's ex? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 18, 2008 - 19 answers

How to Draw a Perfect Triangle?

My friend myn asks: If you wanted to draw a n equalateral triangle dead center on a rectangle. How would you most efficinently do this using a pen, paper, ruler? THANKS!
posted by fe2dell on Oct 23, 2007 - 23 answers

Triangle hotel toilet paper fold

How do you fold toilet paper into a little triangle like they do in hotels?
posted by Astro Zombie on Jun 25, 2007 - 11 answers

Loves me, wants him. (Friends with too many benefits)

How do you move past loving someone who is no longer in love with you? (assuming time and space apart are difficult?) or deal with you love for them until they're ready for you? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 12, 2007 - 19 answers

Where to get an old ring?

Where can I find estate/antique jewelry in the Triangle area? [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Mar 3, 2007 - 3 answers

Summertime in the City. [in a few months]

Am I crazy for thinking of living in Durham, NC without air conditioning? Considerations: I get really really hot, have a somewhat crazy internal thermometer, I have lots of books, and I don't want to be miserable. Problem: we found a super cute house and it doesn't have AC. What to do? [more inside]
posted by fionab on Nov 28, 2006 - 22 answers

Friend + kiss = now + history

What do I do about an old friend who wants to get back together with his old girlfriend, who I am now pursuing? They broke up a long time ago. [more inside]
posted by rhizome on Oct 26, 2006 - 30 answers

Can I date my friend's unrequited love?

Love-triangle Filter. I am close friends with a guy called Phil. He is in unrequitedly in love with Jennifer. At a party on Friday, Jennifer and I talked for ages and she asked me for my number, which I gave her. I have talked to Phil and he has said he doesn't mind Jennifer and I being friends, "but will never speak to me again if anything happens between [us]." Jennifer and I are going for a drink on Friday. Is Phil being unreasonable, or should I not let anything happen between Jennifer and I? [more inside]
posted by pollystark on Oct 10, 2005 - 97 answers

Where should I go, within a 2 hour drive of Durham, NC?

Where should I go next weekend? I live in Durham, NC and would like to keep the drive under two hours. Key points would include: really great B&B or eco-hotel (treehouse? massive windows looking outside?), great walks or cute town nearby, a body of water (lake, ocean, inlet) or nice woods, clean lines rather than frilly, or luxurious rather than old-lady-B&B. It would be great if you could recommend a specific place (Asheville is too far away for this weekend), or better yet, a specific hotel/B&B/inn. Pretend that money is no object, but I'd like to keep this under $200 a night (less is better) if possible; if a really unique place came up, I'd splurge. [more inside]
posted by fionab on Sep 18, 2005 - 14 answers

Does isosceles subsume equilateral?

Are equilateral triangles also isosceles? [more inside]
posted by i_am_joe's_spleen on Mar 3, 2005 - 25 answers

Lat and Long

Given the latitude and longitude of three points, how can I find the coordinates of the point that is equidistant from them? [mi] [more inside]
posted by obiwanwasabi on Feb 6, 2005 - 21 answers

Who gave b irth to a triangle?

Years ago, I watched half of a very strange movie on late night television. I think it was about a couple who give birth to a triangle. I couldn't find it on Google or the IMDB. Anyone know the name of this movie?
posted by hughbot on Jul 4, 2004 - 8 answers

I need a good photo or surface map of the Bermuda triangle--one that will print well on A4.

I need a photo or map of the Bermuda trangle area, preferably a physical (rather than political map), if satellite photos can't be found. I need it at a decent resolution, too. Something that could be printed on A4 without looking too mucky.

Are there any sites that can output a specified area of Earth surface at a decent resolution?
posted by armoured-ant on Apr 1, 2004 - 5 answers

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