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On Menelaus' and Ceva's theorems in Nil geometry

@inproceedings{Szirmai2021OnMA,
  title={On Menelaus' and Ceva's theorems in Nil geometry},
  author={JenHo Szirmai},
  year={2021}
}
In this paper we deal with Nil geometry, which is one of the homogeneous Thurston 3-geometries. We define the “surface of a geodesic triangle” using generalized Apollonius surfaces. Moreover, we show that the “lines” on the surface of a geodesic triangle can be defined by the famous Menelaus’ condition and prove that Ceva’s theorem for geodesic triangles is true in Nil space. In our work we will use the projective model of Nil geometry described by E. Molnár in [6]. 

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