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By Isabel Muench
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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