Solution of a Sangaku "Tangency" Problem via Geometric Algebra

Authors: James A. Smith

Because the shortage of worked-out examples at introductory levels is an obstacle to widespread adoption of Geometric Algebra (GA), we use GA to solve one of the beautiful sangaku problems from 19th-Century Japan. Among the GA operations that prove useful is the rotation of vectors via the unit bivector, i.

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[v1] 2018-12-11 21:37:57
[v2] 2019-07-26 18:11:40

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