The Cuoco Configuration Academic Article uri icon


  • Following A. Cuoco, a proof of the Law of Cosines is given using squares constructed on sides of the triangle. Then the configuration consisting of the original triangle and the triangle defined by the centers of these squares is studied, and several remarkable relationships are found. The Mathematical Association of America.

published proceedings

  • American Mathematical Monthly

altmetric score

  • 1.85

author list (cited authors)

  • Howe, R. E.

citation count

  • 1

complete list of authors

  • Howe, Roger E

publication date

  • December 2013