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Pascal's Angle Trisection
This Demonstration shows Pascal's angle trisection. The red segments are the same length. Vary
so that the last red segment overlaps the top ray of angle
. Then
is one-third the size of
.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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Reference
J. Bryant and C. Sangwin,
How Round Is Your Circle?
, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2008 p. 107.
RELATED LINKS
Archimedes's Neusis Angle-Trisection
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Kempe's Angle Trisector
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Yates's Trisector
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Hippias Quadratrix
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
PERMANENT CITATION
Izidor Hafner
"
Pascal's Angle Trisection
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/PascalsAngleTrisection/
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Published: July 2, 2012
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