Usage notes

- A traditional mathematical problem was to achieve this using straight edge and compass (impossible)

Usage notes

- A traditional mathematical problem was to achieve this using straight edge and compass (impossible)

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- Of
**trisection**, &c., as shown in fig. - Stops, each occupying one-eighth of the width, and with centres situated at the points of
**trisection**, answer well the required purpose. - The rest of the book treats of the
**trisection**of an angle, and the solution of more general problems of the same kind by means of the quadratrix and spiral.

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