From: predator@large (a visitor)
Newsgroups: sci.math
Subject: Re: Angle Trisection
Date: 29 Jul 1998 15:00:38 GMT
In article ,
edgar@math.ohio-state.edu (G. A. Edgar) wrote:
>
> A third possibility is to learn enough mathematics to understand the proof
> that the trisection is impossible. [Does someone know a good place for
> this, smaller than an entire course on Galois theory?]
> --
> Gerald A. Edgar edgar@math.ohio-state.edu
Try:
Quine, W. V. Elementary proof that some angles cannot be trisected by ruler
and compass. Math. Mag. 63 (1990), no. 2, 95--105.