Squaring the Circle

  • Lennart Berggren
  • Jonathan Borwein
  • Peter Borwein
Chapter

Abstract

Let PQR be a circle with centre O, of which a diameter is PR. Bisect PO at H and let T be the point of trisection of OR nearer R. Draw TQ perpendicular to PR and place the chord RS = TQ.

Keywords

Number Theory Real Function Source Book True Length 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lennart Berggren
    • 1
  • Jonathan Borwein
    • 2
  • Peter Borwein
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MathematicsSimon Fraser UniversityBurnabyCanada
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer ScienceDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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