# Square Constructed Upon A Given Line

## Description

An illustration showing how to construct a square upon a given line. "With AB as radius and A and B as centers, draw the circle arcs AED and BEC. Divide the arc BE in two equal parts at F, and with EF as radius and E as center, draw the circle CFD. Join A and CB and D, C and D, which completes the required square."

## Keywords

construct, geometric construction, geometry, square upon given line, squares

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## Source:

Albert A. Hopkins *Scientific America: Handy Book Of Facts And Formulas* (New York: Munn & Co., Inc., 1918) 35

Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman