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Re: 11gon
Posted:
Oct 31, 1994 7:27 PM


One of the papers Gauss published as a highschool kid has a note by his teacher at the end, saying that the young Herr Gauss has done some other interesting things ... (I can't remember quite how it goes, [207zbut it would be worthwhile to look it up so that you can tell it to your students.)
I'm not sure if it is the one about the constructibility of regular polygons.
John Conway



