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Topic: Solvable Using Only Compass & Straight Edge?
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Solvable Using Only Compass & Straight Edge?
Posted: Dec 5, 2014 2:54 PM
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Can this be solved using only compass & straight edge?
Given:

1. Circle O of unknown radius

2. Chord AB = 10

3. _|_ bisector PM of chord AB = 3

4. Arc APB of circle O of unknown radius

Find: Radius of circle O



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