02/06/03 MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT, FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
MATH COLLOQUIUM, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 06, 11:00am, STARR 138
SPEAKER: Dr. Vaclav Konecny,
Mathematics Department, Ferris State University
TITLE: The solution to the problem published in Crux Mathematicorum, 28: No 4, May 2002, p. 245.
Dr. Konecny will present the solution to the problem proposed by Victor Oxman (University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel) and published in Crux Mathematicorum, 28: No 4, May 2002, p. 245.
In the plane are given an ellipse with its two foci M and N, and two points, A and B, on it, so that AB II MN. With only an unmarked straight-edge, construct a diameter of the circle ABNM.
REFRESHMENTS: 11:00 am, STARR 138