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A characteristic extremal property of simplices

Author: Rolf Schneider
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (1973), 247-249
MSC: Primary 52A40
MathSciNet review: 0322687
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Abstract: Among all $ d$-dimensional convex bodies the simplices are characterized by the property that the volume of every circumscribed cylinder is not less than $ d$ times the volume of the body itself.

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Keywords: Convex body, simplex, circumscribed cylinder, volume
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