Title

Trisecting an angle correctly up to arcminute

RIS ID

105862

Publication Details

Tonien, J. (2016). Trisecting an angle correctly up to arcminute. Forum Geometricorum, 16 37-41.

Abstract

We present a simple compass-and-straightedge construction method of approximately trisecting an angle. This method is applicable to both acute and obtuse angles. With an original angle α, the construction gives an angle τ with error |ε| = |τ − α/3| < .0155◦.

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Forum Geometricorum

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