Trisecting an Angle
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|Linked essay tracing the history of the classical Greek problem of trisecting an arbitrary angle using for the construction only ruler and compass (which is impossible) - but, failing that, finding some other method.|
|Levels:||Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Articles, Bibliographies|
|Math Topics:||Constructions, Triangles and Other Polygons|
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