Squaring the Circle
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|Linked essay covering the problem of squaring the circle in the form which we think of it today, which originated in Greek mathematics: given a circle, construct geometrically a square equal in area to the given circle. This article discusses the history of the problem, with references to relevant books and articles.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Articles, Bibliographies|
|Math Topics:||Euclidean Plane Geometry, Constructions|
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