A New Method of Trisection
Abstract: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.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2007-03-01
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