Heptadecagon

Heptadecagon

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  • Euclid's Big Problem - Numberphile

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German mathematician Carl Gauss came with a way how to construct heptadecagon, seventeen-sided polygon. From the times of ancient Greece, mathematicians were interested in the construction of polygons using only an idealized ruler and compass a drawing tool, not a navigational instrument. Gauss showed which regular polygons can be constructed. It was a breakthrough.

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