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ERIC Number: EJ131529
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Publication Date: 1976
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Given a Length Equal to the Square Root of x, Construct the Unit Segment--An Unfinished Problem for Geometry Students
Davis, Edward J.; Smith, Thomas
Mathematics Teacher, 69, 1, 15-17, Jan 76
The converse of a familiar construction problem is explored, and a partial solution presented. The general problem is "Given a segment with length whose square is x, construct a segment with length 1." (SD)
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