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The publication is dedicated to the homes of conics (plane curves of moment measure) that may be formulated and proved utilizing in simple terms straightforward geometry. beginning with the well known optical houses of conics, the authors flow to much less trivial effects, either classical and modern. particularly, the bankruptcy on projective homes of conics features a unique research of the polar correspondence, pencils of conics, and the Poncelet theorem.
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BC . sin(~ABC), PABC = 2AB· BC . cos(~ABC). 85 (The Herron-Qin Formula9 ) In triangle ABC. 2 16SABC ~ = 4AB ==2 . CB - 2 P ABC ' Proof. 84, sin(~ABC) = ~~~Zg, cos(~ABC) sinUABC)2 + cos(~ABC)2 = 1, we have Thus 2 16SABC -2-2 = 4AB . ) is an ancient Chinese mathematician who discovered the area fonnula for triangles in exact fonn of this proposition [169). 86 The oriented angle between two directed lines PQ and AB. denoted by 4(PQ, AB). is defined as follows. Take points O , X , and Y such that OYQP and OX BA are parallelograms.
3. 6. Show that 1~ + ~~ + g; = 2. 4. Let ABC D be a quadrilateral and 0 a point. Let E. F, G, and H be the intersections of lines AO, BO, CO, and DO with the corresponding diagonals BD, AC. BD, and AC al Show that HcFAwGi'i AHCFBE7JG_1 of the quad n'l ater. - . 5. 17, let L 1 , L 2 , L3 be the intersections of lines OP and CCl> lines OQ and BBl> and lines OS and AA 1 • Show that LI, L 2 , L3 are collinear. 22 Let AB and CD be two non-degenerate lines. If AB and CD do not have any common point, we say that AB is parallel to CD.
Show that PC = 2P B. Proof. Note that LP AC = LAM C and LP AB LAC M . By the co-side and co-angle theorems, PC PB = = \lPAC \lPAC \lMAC \lPAB = \lMAC \lPAB PA·AC AC · MC MA · MC PA · AB AC . AC = AB· AB = AB MA · AB MA·AB MA = 2. 38 AM is the median of triangle ABC. D, E are points on AB, AC such that AD = AE. DE and AM meet in N. Show that ~~ = 1~ · Chapter 1. 39 Four rays passing through a point 0 meet two lines sequentially in A, B, C, D and P, Q, R , S _Show that ~~:~g = ~~:~_ Proof By the co-side and co-angle theorem = = AB-CD·PS-QR AD·BC PQ-RS AB CD PS QR - -- -- - AD BC PQ RS \lOAB _\lOCD _\lOPS _\lOQS \lOAD \lOBC \lOPQ \lORS \lOAB \lOCD \lOPS \lOQR \lOPQ - \lORS - \lOAD - \lOBC OA·OB-OC -OD-OP-OS-OQ-OR OP · OQ -OR -OS · OA -OD·OB-OC = 1.