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Euclid's Elements-Basic Constructions

These apps are taken from Book I of Euclid\\\'s Elements. Proposition 1 shows how to construct an equilateral triangle. Proposition 2 demonstrates how to create a straight line equal to a given straight line. Finally, proposition 3 teaches how to cut off a straight line that is equal to a given line from a larger line.

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Proposition 1
Proposition 1
On a given finite straight line to construct an equilateral triangle.  

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Proposition 2
Proposition 2
To place at a given point (as an extremity) a straight line equal to a given straight line.

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Proposition 3
Proposition 3
Given two unequal straight lines, to cut off from the greater a straight line equal to the less.

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