PHTs …primitive and beautiful harmonic triples, part–2

Shirali, Shailesh (2013) PHTs …primitive and beautiful harmonic triples, part–2. At Right Angles, 2 (2). pp. 20-24. ISSN 2582-1873

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Abstract

Read how the same simple relationship connects the side and diagonals of a regular heptagon and prove this using the triple angle identities from trigonometry. Then prove the same result using the little known Ptolemy’s theorem. And finally learn how to generate these lesser known triads -Primitive Harmonic Triples.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Shirali, Shailesh
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Harmonic triples, Trigonometry, Ptolemy’s theorem
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/3036
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