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Topic: Req: Pentagon problem - help please !
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Re: Req: Pentagon problem - help please !
Posted: Mar 12, 2004 7:15 PM
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>At 08:02 PM 3/11/04 -0500, Julia wrote:
>>could you explain how your construction works?i have to find the
>>simplest way to construct a regular pentagon and yours seems to be the
>>best, but i dont understand how to prove it.

On Fri, 12 Mar 2004 15:34:33 +0000 (UTC), (Mary
Krimmel) wrote:
>You addressed your request to geometry-puzzles. I do not know what
>construction geometry-puzzles has described for you. I suggest that you
>consult a search engine such as Google. The site below is titled
>"Inscribing a regular pentagon in a circle - and proving it".

This is another of the Math Forum posts, replying to a 1998 thread.
My guess is that it is a follow up to John Conway.

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