TITLE

On points constructible from conics

AUTHOR(S)
Videla, Carlos R.
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring97, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the construction of points in mathematics, focusing on algebraically characterizing the set of points which may be constructed from conics. Definitions given to make the concept of `constructible from conics' precise; Use of field extensions to characterize the points constructible from conics.
ACCESSION #
9706150191

 

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