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November 15th, 2010, 11:02 PM   #1
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Construction with ruler and compass

How to draw a line of which the length equal square of a known number using method of construction with ruler and compass.And what about cubic,the power of four and any?If it is too complex to express,could you give me a link?
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Re: Construction with ruler and compass

Hello, silver!

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How to draw a line of which the length equal square of a known number
using method of construction with ruler and compass.
And what about cubes,fourth powers, etc?

I just "invented" a method for the square.
I'm sure there are more elegant methods.



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