Fagnano's problem : a geometric solution

Rane, Ujjwal (2017) Fagnano's problem : a geometric solution. At Right Angles, 6 (1). pp. 21-24.

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Abstract

When we see a problem on maximization or minimization, we generally think of calculus or linear programming. But in reality, problems are never bound to a specific tool and we are always free to try something different, like high school geometry and even a bit of physics!

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Rane, Ujjwal
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: optimization, triangle, ellipse, confocal, similar triangle,
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1348
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