This is a crosspost from math.stackexchange, where the question did not find an answer. Given a circle and two points $A$, $B$ in the plane, how do I find an ellipse with focal points $A$ and $B$ ...
I am looking for an attractive, but rigorous definition of area; say in Euclidean plane. Probably there is no short definition. It is OK to make it even longer, but can it be built from useful parts ...
see title. assume we are given two parallelograms in the plane. how can I check if the intersection is nonempty? note that I do not need to actually find the intersection.
Let P be a convex polygon with area A(P), and to each side of P, attach the largest area triangle possible that lies entirely within P. Must the sum S(P) of the areas of these triangles always satisfy ...