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

 

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