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Geometric Problems and Algebraic Numbers

  • John H. Conway
  • Richard K. Guy
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Abstract

Historically, geometry has often been a source of new numbers (Figure 7.1). Figure 7.1 is our redrawing of tablet number 7289 in the Yale Babylonian Collection.

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Algebraic Number Irrational Number Regular Polygon Regular Hexagon Partial Quotient 
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  • Richard K. Guy

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