Questions on hyperbolic geometry, the geometry on manifolds with negative curvature.

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An interesting point of a triangle. (Help needed to prove a statement.)

Consider a triangle whose sides are segments of $\color{red}{\text{line}}$, $\color{blue}{\text{line}}$, $\color{green}{\text{line}}$ falling in the circum-circle $c$. Let ...
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Finding angles of hyperbolic triangles

I am trying to learn about how to find the angles of hyperbolic triangles. Now below is a problem: It has all the steps but I am not understanding the concept (the ones that are underlined in green ...
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Ideal Triangles and Klein Beltrami Disc

I'm trying to prove something with the ideal triangle in hyperbolic geometry and someone told me that the ideal triangle looks like a euclidean triangle inscribed in a circle in the Klein Beltrami ...
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Hyperbolic Ideal Triangle

I have everything pretty much figured out everything but I need help proving the unique point formed by the three perpendiculars in the picture
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Jacobian for Partial Iwasawa Coordinates

I am working through Terras' Harmonic Analysis, V2, and am stuck on I believe a notational point. We are asked to show that for ...
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circumscribe a regular polygon around a circle in hyperbolic geometry [duplicate]

In the hyperbolic plane, let a circle of radius r be given. If we want to circumscribe a regular polygon with n sides around this circle (i.e., if we want the sides of the polygon to be tangents of ...
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Hyperbolic geometry and polygons around Circles [duplicate]

Is there a way to determine the number of sides of a regular polygon based on a given radius of a circle that is tangent to all the sides of the polygon circumscribed around the circle in a hyperbolic ...
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For what $n$ does a hyperbolic regular $n$-gon exist around a circle?

Does there exist a relationship in terms of $r$ and $n$ to represent how large $n$ must be if $r$ of the circle is given in the hyperbolic plane? (The edges of the regular $n$-gon are tangent to the ...
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Hyperbolic quadrilaterals : Opposite sides of the quadrilateral cannot intersect

Suppose that a hyperbolic quadrilateral $ABCD$ satisfies $h(A, B) = h(C, D), h(B, C) = h(A, D)$. Mark each of the following claims about the quadrilateral as true or false: Opposite angles of the ...
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Euclidean circle in complex plane

I am reading Anderson's Hyperbolic Geometry and am having trouble with one of the Exercises in Chapter 1: Consider the unit circle $\mathbb{S}^1=\{z \in \mathbb{C} \text{ s.t. }|z|=1\}$. Let $A$ be a ...
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Circles inscribed in regular polygons in hyperbolic geometry

Does the radius of a circle matter when determining the number sides of a regular polygon in hyperbolic geometry? The sides must be tangent to the circle. Can't I just use an equilateral triangle ...
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Hyperbolloid Model Translations

Although the hyperboloid model of hyperbolic geometry has natural analogues of reflections and rotations, I am having trouble finding any linear transformation which is distance preserving and ...
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Given a non-ideal hyperbolic triangle and the Euclidean comparison triangle with equal side lengths, are the interiors of the two bi-Lipschitz?

Fix three finite real numbers $p,q,r > 0$. Up to isometry, there is a unique 2-simplex $\Delta$ in the Euclidean plane bounded by a geodesic triangle with these three reals $p,q,r$ as side-lengths. ...
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Show that the hyperbolic expression for tan comes into agreement with the euclidean expression

Show that as the hyperbolic length scale goes to 0 the hyperbolic expression for $ \tan \theta$ comes into agreement with the Euclidean expression. I have a hyperbolic right triangle with sides r, x, ...
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Prove this equality about hyperbolic right triangles

If K is the area of a hyperbolic right triangle ABC in which the right angle is at C, prove that $$ \sin K=\frac{ \sinh a \sinh b}{1+\cosh a\cosh b}$$ My attempt at the solution: I basically need ...
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Finding the hyperbolic length in a hyperbolic right triangle

Question: In a hyperbolic right angled triangle, the two legs have hyperbolic lengths of $3$ and $4$. What is the hyperbolic length of the hypotenuse? Is this larger or smaller than $5$? I'm having ...
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Hyperbolic Geometry and Circles

How does the angle of parallelism relate to the arc of a circle and a point outside? In Hyperbolic Geometry, I'm trying to figure out what happens to the "visibility" of a circle when a point ...
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Scale and the models of the hyperbolic plane

I was reading somewhere (sorry I always forget where) that the scale of the Poincare Half plane is y (the vertical) So at the boundary line the scale is $ 0 $ or $ ( 1 : \infty ) $. at the ...
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Why do lines in the poincare model meet the infinite edge at right angles?

I know the lines are generated by projecting geodesics on a hyperboloid to a plane and the boundary of the disk comes from the asymptotic cone around the hyperboloid, but I just don't see why the ...
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What is vectors straddle a plane mean?

There is a condition in a paper, saying that two vectors straddle a plane. How can we transfer this condition to a equation? Because I have another 5 equations and need this one to solve 6 unknowns. ...
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Cusp-end in the universal covering

Let $M$ be a n-dimensional hyperbolic manifold with finite volume. Then as a consequence of the Margulis-Lemma we have a decomposition in different types of ends. So let $C$ be a cusp-end. Then there ...
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Finding the euclidean centers of the geodesics AB, AC, and BC

I am trying to learn about finding the angles in hyperbolic geometry and I am trying to understand this example given in Stahl's Introduction to topology and geometry. You can notice that there is a ...
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Can an isometry of the hyperbolic plane that maps a circle to a disjoint circle have a fixed point?

Can an isometry of the hyperbolic plane that maps a circle (centred on the real line) to a disjoint circle (also centred on the real line) have a fixed point? By disjoint, I mean that the two circles ...
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Construct a circle cutting two other circles at right angles

I have the following problem: On a line $l$ on this line are the centers of two circles $C_1$ and $C_2$ . Circles $C_1$ and $C_2$ do not intersect and are not tangent to eachother. (but one could be ...
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Derivatives of hyperbolic functions and Osborne's rule.

I am slightly confused when it comes to Osborne's rule when you take derivatives of hyperbolic functions. For example. The derivative of cotx is -cosec^2x, so there is a product of sines. So should ...
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Spherical and Hyperbolic lines in the Extended Complex Plane.

We work in the Extended Complex Plane: $ \mathbb{C} \cup (\infty)$. Basically, say we have two points, $z_1$ and $z_2$. It can be shown that, on stereographic projection of the Riemann Sphere onto ...
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Identification of polygon edges

In Klein's famous example of regular 14-gon made of 336 copies of (2,3,7) triangles, he used identification for edges such that side 2i+1 is identified with side 2i+6 (mod 14). But I wonder how could ...
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Find the hyperbolic distance in the upper hyperbolic plane

Let $A=(0,112), B=(0,126), C=(98,112)$ be points in the hyperbolic upper half plane H. Find the hyperbolic distances $d_h(A,B), d_h(A,C), d_h(B,C)$. Every answer should be in the form of a ...
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Extending the metric of a hyperbolic surface with boundary to its double

Let $M$ be a hyperbolic surface with totally geodesic boundary. Taking the double $DM$ of $M$, it is easy to see using Euler characteristic that $DM$ is itself a hyperbolic surface (without boundary). ...
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Find the 3 angles of the hyperbolic triangle

A(0,5) B(0,2) C(4,2) In Euclidean geometry the three points given are the vertices of a right-angled triangle. Find the three angles of the hyperbolic triangle with vertices A,B,C. Find the ...
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How to formulate the hyperbolic parallel postulate for more than dimensions?

To formulate the hyperbolic parallel postulate for the hyperbolic 2 dimensional (plane) is easy: Given any line ''L'' and point ''P'' not on ''L'', there are at least two distinct lines passing ...
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Find the equation of the conjugate of the hyperbola $xy+4-4x-2y=0$

Problem : Find the equation of the conjugate of the hyperbola $xy+4-4x-2y=0$ My approach : Solution : After simplifying the given equation of the hyperbola $(y-4)(x-2)=4$ $\Rightarrow $ ...
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Why do we use cosh to define the angle between two vectors in hyperbolic geometry?

I can kind of see why this works when we use the regular dot product, but I don't understand why this is still true when we use the dot product adapted for hyperbolic geometry?
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Is there any textbook about computing the automorphism group of the triangle group?

For example computing the automorphism group of the 2 genus surface made by triangles (12,2,3) in the hyperbolic plane. In addition,if you know the trick of the computing the automorphism groups like ...
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curves in Poincare half space (3 dimensional hyperbolic geometry)

Okay maybe I am going a bit ahead of my self The Poincare half plane still has many mysteries for me But still I was puzzeling about the 3 dimensional variant of it. So lets assume an hyperbolic 3 ...
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Proving limit on angle of a hyperbolic right triangle

I'm trying to prove that for a right triangle $\Delta ABC$ with right angle $B$, the angle $BAC \le \sin^{-1}(sech AB)$ I'm not really able to find a way to bring this proof together. I've tried ...
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Length of a hypercycle.

I was a bit puzzeling about what is the length of a hypercycle, horocycle and the line segment between two points. and found out that if $h$ is the length of one of the two horocycles between P and ...
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The locus of points forming a right angle, in nonzero curvature

Given a line segment $AB$ in the Euclidean plane, the locus of points which form a right angle with $A$ and $B$ is known to be a circle, with $AB$ as a diameter. Is this also true for a geodesic ...
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Find the hyperbolic length of the geodesic segment

I'm reading my textbook and I'm trying to make sense of this example. So the place with the red star shows the actual process of calculating the hyperbolic length. My question is how they get the ...
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Calculating hyperbolic length

So, I am looking at a question and I'm having a hard time solving it. So I know the formula but my question is first, what is $\alpha$ and what is $\beta$? So I calculated some values: I found ...
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Reference: In every free homotopy class is a unique minimizing closed geodesic

Does anyone know a reference for the following result: Let $M$ be a compact hyperbolic manifold/manifold with strict negative curvature . Then in every non-trivial free homotopy class of $M$ there ...
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Fundamental group of a compact hyperbolic manifold

Let $M$ be a compact hyperbolic manifold, and $\tilde M = H^n$ the universal covering. Now let $\Gamma$ be the group of Decktransformations. So we have $\tilde M / \Gamma = M$. My question: Is it ...
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Compute hyperbolic length of the arc of the circle

Compute the hyperbolic length of the arc of the circle $ x^2 + y^2 = 25$ that lies between (3, 4) and (4, 3). From my notes I know the formula is $$ \ln \frac{{\csc \beta - \cot \beta }}{{\csc ...
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Creating a Hyperbola with a Flashlight

I ran into this problem in a textbook and was intrigued by it. Conics are generally formed through different cuts one can make with the shape of a cone. But, there have been recent discussions on ...
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Problem in understanding models of hyperbolic geometry

I recently started reading The Princeton Companion to Mathematics. I am currently stuck in the introduction to hyperbolic geometry and have some doubts about its models. Isn't the hyperbolic space ...
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Gromov's boundary at infinity, drop the hypothesis on hyperbolicity

It's an easy result that if we have two quasi isometric hyperbolic spaces, then their Gromov boundaries at infinity are homeomorphic. I found online these notes where at page 8, prop 2.20 they seem ...
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Collinear Points and Congruent triangles

How might one show that three points are collinear? I am in hyperbolic geometry and am showing that two parallel lines also have a common perpendicular. I have two parallel lines $m$ and $l$ cut by a ...
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Trisection of a hyperbolic line/segment

I'm wondering how to trisect a line/segment in $\mathbb{H}^2$ (using the Poincaré Disk model). Bisection of a hyperbolic line seems rather straightforward (e.g. as described in the paper Compass and ...
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Noneuclidean Geometry - how do I find $(x,y,z)$ in $\mathcal{S}$?

I've been asked to find $(x,y,z)$ in $\mathcal{S}$. I'm stuck on the question attached because although it gives the formula of how to find $\pi_\mathcal{s}$ (stereographic projection), I'm not sure ...
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Thread constructions in the Poincaré's disc

I just came across the following image (source) and realised something that should have been obvious to me a while ago: it should be possible to construct the envelopes of curves in the Poincaré disc ...