Chain of Circles

A sequence of circles which closes (such as a Steiner chain or the circles inscribed in the arbelos) is called a chain.

See also

Arbelos, Coxeter's Loxodromic Sequence of Tangent Circles, Nine Circles Theorem, Pappus Chain, Seven Circles Theorem, Six Circles Theorem, Steiner Chain, Steiner's Porism

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Evelyn, C. J. A.; Money-Coutts, G. B.; and Tyrrell, J. A. "Chains of Circles." Ch. 3 in The Seven Circles Theorem and Other New Theorems. London: Stacey International, pp. 31-68, 1974.

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Chain of Circles

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Chain of Circles." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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