How to prove it

Shirali, Shailesh (2017) How to prove it. At Right Angles, 6 (1). pp. 59-63. ISSN 2582-1873

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Abstract

In the last episode of this series, we stated and proved Ptolemy’s theorem. We also showcased a few elegant applications of the theorem. In this episode, we study more such applications. We also state and prove a related theorem which is associated with the names of the ancient Indian mathematicians Brahmagupta (7th century), Mahavira (9th century) and Paramesvara (15th century).

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Shirali, Shailesh
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ptolemy, Similar triangle, Power of a point
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/1370
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