# Construction Of A Square Circumscribed About A Circle

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An illustration showing how to construct a square circumscribed about a circle. “Draw the diameters AB and CD at right angles to one another; with the radius of the circle, and A, B, C, and D as centers, draw the four dotted half circles which cross one another in the corners of the square, and thus complete the problem.”

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geometry, circle, circles, radius, tangent, center, Circumference, geometric construction, construct, circumscribed square, square circumscribed about circle### Galleries

Geometric Constructions### Source

Albert A. Hopkins *Scientific America: Handy Book Of Facts And Formulas* (New York: Munn & Co., Inc., 1918) 37

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