Complex Napoleon's theorem made simple - part 1

Shirali, Shailesh (2016) Complex Napoleon's theorem made simple - part 1. At Right Angles, 5 (3). pp. 5-11. ISSN 2582-1873

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Abstract

In this article we discuss a gem from Euclidean geometry that was discovered in post-revolution France, a result known as Napoleon’s theorem.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Shirali, Shailesh
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Napoleon, equilateral triangle, complex number, rotation, cosine rule, area of triangle, cube roots of unity
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1397
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