References for: Trisecting an angle

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  1. T L Heath, A history of Greek mathematics I (Oxford, 1931).
  2. I Thomas, Selections illustrating the history of Greek mathematics : Vol 1 (From Thales to Euclid) (London, 1967).
  3. I Thomas, Greek mathematical works (London, 1939).


  1. Chen, Tzer-lin Proof of the impossibility of trisecting an angle with Euclidean tools, Math. Mag. 39 (1966), 239-241.
  2. J Delattre and R Bkouche, Why ruler and compass?, in History of Mathematics : History of Problems (Paris, 1997), 89-113.

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