Construction Of A Pentagon Inscribed In A Circle

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An illustration showing how to construct a pentagon inscribed in a circle. “Draw the diameter AB, and from the center C erect the perpendicular CD. Bisect the radius AC at E; with E as center, and DE as radius, draw the arc DE, and the straight line DF is the length of the side of the pentagon.”


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


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