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    Ideal Triangle?

    Hey, I'm just curious if this classes as an ideal triangle?

    Ideal Triangle?-ideal-triangle-copy.jpg

    I'm just reading up on Hyperbolic Geometry. I'm not in University or anything, it just interests me.
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    If you are talking about Poincare's disk model for hyperbolic geometry and the black disk is the model itself, then, yes, the green "triangle" is an "ideal triangle"- three lines that are, in pairs, limiting parallels.
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