On the insolubility of one drawing problem
Articles
Jevgenijus Kirjackis
Vilniaus Gedimino technikos universitetas
Edmundas Mazėtis
Vilniaus universitetas
Grigorijus Melničenko
Lietuvos edukologijos universitetas
Published 2015-12-20
https://doi.org/10.15388/LMR.B.2015.13
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Keywords

triange
median
bisector
drawing with compass and straightedge
cubic equation

How to Cite

Kirjackis J., Mazėtis E. and Melničenko G. (2015) “On the insolubility of one drawing problem”, Lietuvos matematikos rinkinys, 56(B), pp. 70–74. doi: 10.15388/LMR.B.2015.13.

Abstract

It is shown in the article that, in general, it is not possible to draw a triangle using a compass and a straightedge given an angle, and a bisector and a median drawn from the vertex of another angle. It is shown in which particular cases a triangle can be drawn.

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