Essays Tagged: "Doubling the cube"

Ancient roman games

on to play, you need two dice, two dice shakers, fifteen white disks and fifteen black disks, and a doubling cube, with 2,4,8,16,32, and 64, imprinted on all its sides. The object of backgammon is for ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Origami and Geometric Constructions.

straight edge and folding up to an angle to simulate a compass. Furthermore, trisecting angles and doubling cubes is possible with origami! Seeing this can lead to a greater understanding of why thes ... quations. This is something that SE&C cannot do. Further, the problems of trisecting angles and doubling cubes all reduce to solving cubic equations. Thus axiom (O6) should allow us to solve these ...

(4 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics