Desargues's theorem

noun
De·​sargues's theorem | \ dāˈzärgz- \

Definition of Desargues's theorem

: a theorem in geometry: if the junction lines of corresponding vertices of two triangles are concurrent the junction points of the corresponding sides lie on the same straight line, the converse also being true

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History and Etymology for Desargues's theorem

after Gérard Desargues †1662 French mathematician

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“Desargues's theorem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Desargues%27s%20theorem. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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