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how do i square a circle

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Not generally possible because pi  is a transcendent quantity.....

 

However....with certain special constructions a circular area can be "squared"

 

Here is one example, the Lune of Hippocrates :

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lune_of_Hippocrates

 

 

 

cool cool cool 

CPhill  Jun 6, 2017
edited by CPhill  Jun 6, 2017
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Not generally possible because pi  is a transcendent quantity.....

 

However....with certain special constructions a circular area can be "squared"

 

Here is one example, the Lune of Hippocrates :

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lune_of_Hippocrates

 

 

 

cool cool cool 

CPhill  Jun 6, 2017
edited by CPhill  Jun 6, 2017

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