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By Abraham Albert Ungar

The note barycentric is derived from the Greek notice barys (heavy), and refers to middle of gravity. Barycentric calculus is a technique of treating geometry by way of contemplating some degree because the middle of gravity of definite different issues to which weights are ascribed. for this reason, particularly, barycentric calculus offers very good perception into triangle facilities. This exact booklet on barycentric calculus in Euclidean and hyperbolic geometry presents an advent to the attention-grabbing and lovely topic of novel triangle facilities in hyperbolic geometry in addition to analogies they proportion with popular triangle facilities in Euclidean geometry. As such, the booklet uncovers significant unifying notions that Euclidean and hyperbolic triangle facilities proportion.

In his past books the writer followed Cartesian coordinates, trigonometry and vector algebra to be used in hyperbolic geometry that's totally analogous to the typical use of Cartesian coordinates, trigonometry and vector algebra in Euclidean geometry. for this reason, strong instruments which are in most cases on hand in Euclidean geometry grew to become to be had in hyperbolic geometry to boot, allowing one to discover hyperbolic geometry in novel methods. specifically, this new publication establishes hyperbolic barycentric coordinates which are used to figure out a variety of hyperbolic triangle facilities simply as Euclidean barycentric coordinates are conventional to figure out quite a few Euclidean triangle facilities.

the quest for Euclidean triangle facilities is an previous culture in Euclidean geometry, leading to a repertoire of greater than 3 thousand triangle facilities which are identified by way of their barycentric coordinate representations. the purpose of this publication is to start up a completely analogous hunt for hyperbolic triangle facilities that may increase the repertoire of hyperbolic triangle facilities supplied the following

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Let A1 A2 A3 be a triangle with vertices A1 , A2 and A3 in a Euclidean n-space Rn , and let O be the triangle circumcenter, as shown in Fig. 9. 127) where the barycentric coordinates m1 , m2 and m3 of P3 are to be determined. 7, p. 128) May 25, 2010 13:33 WSPC/Book Trim Size for 9in x 6in 37 Euclidean Barycentric Coordinates A3 ws-book9x6 a12 = −A1 + A2 , a12 = a12 a13 = −A1 + A3 , a13 = a13 a23 = −A2 + A3 , a23 = a23 α3 a13 a2 γ12 = γa12 = γa12 γ13 = γa13 = γa13 γ23 = γa23 = γa23 3 P2 O P1 α2 α1 A1 a12 P3 p1 = −A1 + P1 , A2 p2 = −A2 + P2 , p3 = −A3 + P3 , p1 = p 1 p2 = p 2 p3 = p 3 a223 = a212 + a213 − 2a12 a13 cos α1 a213 = a212 + a223 − 2a12 a23 cos α2 a212 = a213 + a223 − 2a13 a23 cos α3 Fig.

101). In order to determine the point of concurrency I of the triangle angle bisectors, Fig. 104) May 25, 2010 13:33 WSPC/Book Trim Size for 9in x 6in 32 ws-book9x6 Barycentric Calculus for the three scalar unknowns t1 , t2 and t3 . 107), the incenter I of a triangle A1 A2 A3 with vertices A1 , A2 and A3 , and with corresponding sidelengths a23 , a13 and a12 , Fig. 108), the incenter I of a triangle A1 A2 A3 with vertices A1 , A2 and A3 , and with corresponding angles α1 , α2 and α3 , Fig. 110) May 25, 2010 13:33 WSPC/Book Trim Size for 9in x 6in Euclidean Barycentric Coordinates ws-book9x6 33 The sine of any triangle angle is positive.

195), p. 63. 126) Triangle Circumcenter The triangle circumcenter is located at the intersection of the perpendicular bisectors of its sides, Fig. 9. Accordingly, it is equidistant from the triangle vertices. Let A1 A2 A3 be a triangle with vertices A1 , A2 and A3 in a Euclidean n-space Rn , and let O be the triangle circumcenter, as shown in Fig. 9. 127) where the barycentric coordinates m1 , m2 and m3 of P3 are to be determined. 7, p. 128) May 25, 2010 13:33 WSPC/Book Trim Size for 9in x 6in 37 Euclidean Barycentric Coordinates A3 ws-book9x6 a12 = −A1 + A2 , a12 = a12 a13 = −A1 + A3 , a13 = a13 a23 = −A2 + A3 , a23 = a23 α3 a13 a2 γ12 = γa12 = γa12 γ13 = γa13 = γa13 γ23 = γa23 = γa23 3 P2 O P1 α2 α1 A1 a12 P3 p1 = −A1 + P1 , A2 p2 = −A2 + P2 , p3 = −A3 + P3 , p1 = p 1 p2 = p 2 p3 = p 3 a223 = a212 + a213 − 2a12 a13 cos α1 a213 = a212 + a223 − 2a12 a23 cos α2 a212 = a213 + a223 − 2a13 a23 cos α3 Fig.

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