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Triangles in Elliptic Geometry

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Visit this site: http://www.math.brown.edu/~banchoff/gc/elliptic/elliptic.html

Author:Thomas Banchoff, The Geometry Center
Description: An examination of some properties of triangles in elliptic geometry, which for this purpose are equivalent to geometry on a hemisphere. The aim is to construct a quadrilateral with two right angles having area equal to that of a given spherical triangle. Includes a demonstration in Fnord.

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Lesson Plans and Activities, Documents/Sketches/Galleries, Topic Tools Miscellaneous
Math Topics: Elliptic & Spherical Geometry

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