Classic Papers in Combinatorics pp 49-56

Part of the Modern Birkhäuser Classics book series (MBC)

A Combinatorial Problem in Geometry

  • P. Erdös
  • G. Szckeres

Abstract

Our present problem has been suggested by Miss Esther Klein in connection with the following proposition.

From 5 points of the plane of which no three lie on the same straight line it is always possible to select 4 points determining a convex quadrilateral.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Erdös
    • 1
  • G. Szckeres
    • 1
  1. 1.ManchesterEngland

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