# Diocles's Solution of the Delian Problem

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The Demonstration constructs a cissoid and and uses it to show Diocles's solution of the problem of doubling the cube, also known as the Delian problem.

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Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (September 2012)

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Reference

[1] T. Heath, *A History of Greek Mathematics*, Vol. 1, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1921 pp. 264–266.

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"Diocles's Solution of the Delian Problem"

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Published: September 28 2012