Math E-320: Spring 2011
Teaching Math with a Historical Perspective
Mathematics E-320:Mystic Hexagon
Instructor: Oliver Knill
Office: SciCtr 434

Pascal found this result in 1649 when he was 16, his father was a friend of Desargues: Pairs of opposite sides of a hexagon inscribed in a conic section meet in three collinear points. The background music is Scarlatti Sonata f-minor L118 performed by the Artist Dubravka Tomsic.
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Math E320| Oliver Knill | Spring 2011 | Extension School | Harvard University