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Topic: Gauss' 17-gon algorithm
Replies: 9   Last Post: Nov 11, 1994 9:21 AM

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Top Hat Salmon

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Gauss' 17-gon algorithm
Posted: Nov 3, 1994 11:35 AM
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Will some one please provide me with the algorithm for constructing, with
compass and straightedge, a regular 17-gon ? I think it will be a good
way to get the importance of precision across to my Geometry students.
Post it here, or email it to and I'll post it.
Thanks in advance.
Eduardo B.

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