
02340403
j
2001d.03205
Bankov, K.
Principle of the extreme element.
Math. Gaz. 83, No. 496, 29 (1999).
1999
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge; Mathematical Association (MA), Leicester
EN
D50
doi:10.2307/3618677
The principle of the extreme is illustrated implicitly by showing how it helps to solve some nonstandard mathematical problems. After a few examples from geometry using the largest angle in a figure, ten nontrivial problems are solved and several for the reader to solve.