To construct a square which has the same area as the given circle.
This is equivalent to construct a line segment of length p or its square root.
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in history, men have had a keen interest in the area and circumference of this curve.
2. The construction of a circle with center at a given point and passing through a second given point.
with rational coefficients. Thus he proved that it is not possible to square the circle with ruler and compass.
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