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51M15: Geometric constructions


Introduction

There is a theme in classical plane geometry in which one attempts to carry out various constructions using a ruler and compass. The simpler tasks are taught to us in primary and secondary school.

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More general information about polygons (and polyhedra) is available on another page, as are a number of papers concerning plane geometry.

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Parent field: 51M - Real and Complex Geometry


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