Two circles and only a straightedge

A. Akopyan, R. Fedorov, Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 147 (2019) 91–102.


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We answer a question of David Hilbert: given two circles it is not possible in general to construct their centers using only a straightedge. On the other hand, we give infinitely many families of pairs of circles for which such construction is possible.
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2019-01-01
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Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society
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147
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91-102
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Akopyan A, Fedorov R. Two circles and only a straightedge. Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society. 2019;147:91-102. doi:10.1090/proc/14240
Akopyan, A., & Fedorov, R. (2019). Two circles and only a straightedge. Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 147, 91–102. https://doi.org/10.1090/proc/14240
Akopyan, Arseniy, and Roman Fedorov. “Two Circles and Only a Straightedge.” Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society 147 (2019): 91–102. https://doi.org/10.1090/proc/14240.
A. Akopyan and R. Fedorov, “Two circles and only a straightedge,” Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, vol. 147, pp. 91–102, 2019.
Akopyan A, Fedorov R. 2019. Two circles and only a straightedge. Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society. 147, 91–102.
Akopyan, Arseniy, and Roman Fedorov. “Two Circles and Only a Straightedge.” Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, vol. 147, AMS, 2019, pp. 91–102, doi:10.1090/proc/14240.

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