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ERIC Number: EJ900034
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0746-8342
A New Method of Trisection
Brooks, David Alan
College Mathematics Journal, v38 n2 p78-81 Mar 2007
One of the most interesting episodes in the saga of angle trisection was Archimedes' discovery that he could trisect an angle if he could make two marks on his straightedge. This note gives a method of trisection without marks; of course, one does have to "cheat" a little.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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