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Some extensions of the work of Pappus and Steiner on tangent circles.

J.H Weaver

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Published
**1920**
by New Era Prtg. in Lancaster
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Written in English

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Pagination | 10 p. |

Number of Pages | 10 |

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Open Library | OL16769266M |

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[James Henry Weaver]. He was a teaching assistant at Ohio State University from to He entered the mathematics doctoral program at the University of Pennsylvania in and graduated there in with advisor Maurice Babb and thesis Some Extensions of the Work of Pappus and Steiner on Tangent Circles.

If the two given circles are tangent at a point, the Steiner chain becomes an infinite Pappus chain, which is often discussed in the context of the arbelos (shoemaker's knife), a geometric figure made from three circles. There is no general name for a sequence of circles tangent to.

Some extensions of the work of Pappus and Steiner on tangent circles: Price, Henry Ferris: (H. Mitchell) Fundamental regions for certain finite groups: Reed, Lowell Jacob: (O. Glenn) Some fundamental systems of formal modular invariants and covariants: Shugert.

Tangents of circles problem (example 1) Tangents of circles problem (example 2) Tangents of circles problem (example 3) Solve two problems that apply properties of tangents to determine if a line is tangent to a circle. Solve two problems that apply properties of tangents to determine if.

In Euclidean plane geometry, Apollonius's problem is to construct circles that are tangent to three given circles in a plane (Figure 1). Apollonius of Perga (c.

BC – c. BC) posed and solved this famous problem in his work Ἐπαφαί (Epaphaí, "Tangencies"); this work has been lost, but a 4th-century AD report of his results by Pappus of Alexandria has survived.

External common tangent: A common tangent that does not intersect the segment joining the centers of two circles is an external common tangent. In Figure 3: Lines l and m are common tangents. l is an internal common tangent.

m is an external common tangent. Figure 3 Internal and external common tangents to circles. If a line segment is a segment of a tangent line and has one of its endpoints on ⊙O, then the line segment is tangent to ⊙O.

We sometimes call it a tangent segment. Notice that in the ice cream diagram, the two segments that make up sides of the cone share an endpoint at the bottom of the cone. This gives those segments a special property. Start studying Circle Theorems and Vocabulary. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Inversion is great here. The most important trick is to note that if you want a circle tangent to three given circles, then depending on which of the 8 possibilities (there could be less) you want, you can appropriately enlarge or shrink the radii of all four circles such that their centres remain the same and they all remain tangent but one of the three circles becomes a point.

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Steiner's Theorem. June Jones. Steiner's Theorem, named for Jakob Steiner ( - ), is included in most high school geometry books but rarely by name. It is often the second in a series of three theorems in a section within the circle chapter.

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Definition of tangent in the Idioms Dictionary. tangent phrase. "I would the friends we missed were safely arrived.-Some must go off." 6. Experience orgasm. D.H. Lawrence used this slangy sense in Lady Chatterley's Lover (): "You couldn't go off at the same time." This usage is probably rare today.

The humour is often a little. PA is the radius of a circle with center P, and QB is the radius of a circle with center Q, so that AB is a common internal tangent of the two circles, Let M be the midbout of AB and N be the point of line PQ so that line MN is perpendicular to PQ.

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In Book 1, Proposition 21 in his Principia, Isaac Newton used his solution of Apollonius' problem to construct an orbit in celestial mechanics from the center of attraction and observations of tangent lines to the orbit corresponding to instantaneous velocity; the special case of the problem of Apollonius when all three circles are tangent is.

Lecture Areas of surfaces of revolution, Pappus’s Theorems Let f: [a;b]! Rbe continuous and f(x) ‚ 0. Consider the curve C given by the graph of the function f.

Let S be the surface generated by revolving this curve about the x-axis. We will deﬂne the surface area of S in terms of an integral expression.In Euclidean plane geometry, Apollonius' problem is to construct circle s that are tangent to three given circles in a plane (Figure 1); two circles are tangent if they touch at a single point.

Apollonius of Perga (ca. BC – ca. BC) posed and solved this famous problem in his work "Επαφαι" ("Tangencies"), which has been lost.

A 4th-century report of his results by Pappus of.Answer to Construct a common internal tangent to circles O and P. You’re asked to construct a common internal tangent to circle O and circle P, meaning a line that passes between the two circles and is .