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Bounds on the Perimeter of an Ellipse via Minkowski Sums

by Richard E. Pfiefer (San Jose State University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
September, 1988

Subject classification(s): Calculus
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

The author uses Minkowski sums to estimate the length of the perimeter of an ellipse.

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