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shmoe
#13
Jan1-06, 09:56 PM
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Given lengths a and b, using a compass and straightedge, you can construct lengths a+b (also a-b), a*b, and a/b, so starting with a unit length you can certainly construct any rational multiple you like. The issue was what exactly the OP means by "construct" or "plot".