The focus of this group would be to understand how to approach Geometry proofs that you see on an Olympiad. Most of the problems discussed will be proof-based, and calculations are mainly to build up the fundamentals. Information from the sessions will be made available on Brilliant, whether it is through notes or wikis. We are looking for approximately 20 people to form an active vibrate group on Slack chat. You are expected to spend several hours a week discussing the problems and writing up explanations.

This is the plan for the sessions:

- Xuming will announce a certain technique to focus on for 2 weeks. This would be either a skill (like Ceva's Theorem) or a chapter (like Circumcenter).
- We will meet for 1 hour on XXXX (fixed time, PST), in which we will discuss the technique and work through several problems.
- For the remainder of the week, you will challenge each other to solve a proof problem (details to be announced).
- At the end of the first week, we will collate these problems and solutions, and then discuss what is the best way to organize this information to be viewed by others (similar to wiki collaboration parties)
- By the end of the second week, the wiki/note would be completed and will be shared to the community / featured on the homepage.

To be selected for this group, you have to:

- Create a note with title of "[Synthetic Geometry Group] - (your name)'s proposal".
- Present 2 Geometry proof problems. If at a loss of what to do, you can focus on Ceva's Theorem, Angle Bisector Theorem or Ptolemy's Theorem.
- Manage the discussion on your note.
- Engage with the discussion on similar notes.

At the end of September, we will make the selection for the group. Note that continued membership in this group is dependent on your active participation.

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TopNewest@Ambuj Shrivastava @Karthik Venkata @Alan Yan @Surya Prakash @Sualeh Asif @Sharky Kesa @Mehul Arora @Shivam Jadhav . Hey guys , a nice geometry discussion is going to be held in 15 minutes! , hosted by Xuming. So quickly get into Slack! This is our first discussion! – Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 2 months ago

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– Sharky Kesa · 1 year, 2 months ago

I was too busy doing a necessary biological function called sleeping. Couldn't we have done this 4 hours earlier?Log in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 2 months ago

But then Xuming would have to wake up at 4:00 am.Log in to reply

– Sharky Kesa · 1 year, 2 months ago

But then I would have to be up at 3:00 am.Log in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 2 months ago

Come on slack.Log in to reply

– Raven Herd · 1 year, 2 months ago

Can you tell me how to get into this group ?Log in to reply

link. – Sharky Kesa · 1 year, 2 months ago

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@Ambuj Shrivastava @Karthik Venkata @Alan Yan @Surya Prakash @Nihar Mahajan @Sualeh Asif @Sharky Kesa @Mehul Arora @Shivam Jadhav

Please ping me on Slack so that I can add you to the group.

We will most likly be meeting up this weekend (time to be determined). – Calvin Lin Staff · 1 year, 3 months ago

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– Ambuj Shrivastava · 1 year, 3 months ago

Surely sir.Log in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 3 months ago

That's nice :)Log in to reply

– Karthik Venkata · 1 year, 3 months ago

Nice :).Log in to reply

– Sualeh Asif · 1 year, 3 months ago

yes sir!Log in to reply

– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 3 months ago

Okay Sir :)Log in to reply

May I join now ?@Calvin Lin ? What is teams domain ? – Chinmay Sangawadekar · 1 year, 1 month ago

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– Calvin Lin Staff · 1 year, 1 month ago

It's in Brilliant Lounge. Send me a message there.Log in to reply

Is the deadline for proposal making passed? – Swapnil Das · 1 year, 3 months ago

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– Raven Herd · 1 year, 3 months ago

same question .I want to be a part too.Log in to reply

The 2 geometry proof problems need to be original? – Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Xuming Liang · 1 year, 4 months ago

No, the problems can come from experience, contests, or your own. Exploit the internet! there are tons of worksheets and pdfs out there that focus on those topics.Log in to reply