Archiv der Mathematik

, Volume 102, Issue 5, pp 489–492 | Cite as

On the minimal volume of simplices enclosing a convex body

  • Atsushi KanazawaEmail author


Let \({C \subset \mathbb{R}^n}\) be a compact convex body. We prove that there exists an n-simplex \({S\subset \mathbb{R}^n}\) enclosing C such that \({{\rm Vol}(S) \leq n^{n-1} {\rm Vol}(C)}\).


Convex Hull Convex Body Classical Result Compact Convex Plane Region 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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