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Constructing a Square with Sticks of Equal Length
This Demonstration shows how to construct a square using sticks of equal length. Begin with line segment
and choose an intermediate point
. Then go through steps 1 to 8.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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This Demonstration illustrates the construction of Figure 8.1 in [1, p. 110].
Reference
[1] G. E. Martin,
Geometric Constructions
, New York: Springer, 1998.
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Izidor Hafner
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Constructing a Square with Sticks of Equal Length
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Published: August 2, 2017
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