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James
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RE: Angle Trisection
Posted:
Jan 13, 2005 4:53 AM


>Dear Sergei, > >Thank you for the interesting comments on angles that can be trisected. >There is, however, a problem with the statement I isolated above, and
>the argument is not correct. To see why, let me give a more transparent >example. > >It is like saying, for example, that an angle of 10 degrees can be >constructed because 10 = 30  2.10. > On the other hand we know that an angle of 10 degrees cannot be >constructed (If it could, so would its double 20, so 60 could be >trisected. But it is well known that it cannot).
Not to be redundent of you, but I believe I can trisect any arbitrary angle there is with a rather simple way of doing it too, all I have to do is trisect a 90 degree angle in a way that it also trisects my arbitrary angle, so, as you say, a 60 degree angle can be trisected, and by how I do it's rather easy, soon as I can get this out in the open I'll post back here with detailed instructions on how to do it



