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## Homework Statement

As stated abv.

Since [tex]\pi[/tex] can only be established by infinite sum and according to zeno's paradox we can never break a finite length into infinite pieces (loosely speaking)

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As stated abv.

Since [tex]\pi[/tex] can only be established by infinite sum and according to zeno's paradox we can never break a finite length into infinite pieces (loosely speaking)

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I don't understand what this has to do with your question.icystrike said:Since [itex]\pi[/itex] can only be established by infinite sum and according to zeno's paradox we can never break a finite length into infinite pieces (loosely speaking)[/itex]

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Knowing this, it's actually been proven that you cannot construct a 7-gon with with this construction. However, it has been proven that you can construct a 17-gon! (The construction is messy as hell) But to answer your question, it just depends what operations you're allowed to make.

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