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Topic: Polygons w/ compass and straight edge
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Tom Zimoski

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Polygons w/ compass and straight edge
Posted: Dec 21, 1994 9:52 AM
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I have been asked if it is possible to construct all regular polygons
with just a compass and straight edge. I have checked the several
geometry books and some of the math puzzle books available to me
here without finding an answer. It seems to me that the seven-
sided regular polygon might be the first that cannot be so
constructed, but I can't prove it. Any suggestions? Thanks for
your attention.
Tom Zimoski/Fresno County Library/tzimoski@class.org

Tom Zimoski/Fresno County Library/tzimoski@class.org/209-488-2976

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