# Six Circles Theorem (Evelyn)

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A Mathematical Droodle

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Copyright © 1996-2018 Alexander BogomolnyThe applet is supposed to illustrate the following statement:

In a triangle, any chain of circles that touch their neighbors and successive pairs of sides of the triangle counts at most six circles.

### References

- Evelyn, C. J. A., Money-Coutts, G. B., Tyrrell, J. A.,
__A Theorem about a Triangle and Six Circles__, in*The Seven Circles Theorem and Other New Theorems*, Stacey International, 1974, pp. 49-58.

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