Constructing a Square with Sticks of Equal Length

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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 (August 2017)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



This Demonstration illustrates the construction of Figure 8.1 in [1, p. 110].


[1] G. E. Martin, Geometric Constructions, New York: Springer, 1998.

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