Pascal's hexagon theorem implies the butterfly theorem

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Pascal's Hexagon Theorem is used to prove the Butterfly Theorem for conics, a well known result in Euclidean geometry. In the course of the proof, some basic concepts in projective geometry are introduced.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-62
Number of pages7
JournalMathematics Magazine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2011
Externally publishedYes

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