The Geometry Junkyard

Compass and Straightedge

I include here both pages about the classical Greek compass-and-straightedge style of construction, other topics involving Greek mathematicians such as Pythagoras and Euclid, as well as the three famous problems they found impossible to construct with these tools.

From the Geometry Junkyard, computational and recreational geometry pointers.
Send email if you know of an appropriate page not listed here.
David Eppstein, Theory Group, ICS, UC Irvine.
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