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Alhazen's problem

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Etymology

Named for Tenth Century Muslim Mathematician Ibn al-Haytham, whose latinized name, Alhacen may be deprecated to Alhazen.

Noun

Singular
Alhazen's problem

Plural
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Alhazen's problem (-)
  1. (mathematics) A mathematical problem in which lines drawn from two points in the plane of a circle must meet at a point on the circumference, making equal angles with the normal at that point.

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