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You mentioned squaring the circle and duplicating a cube.

Doubling a cube is easy approximately.

Take side of cube 2 then answer is 8 now double it to 16.

Ancients did not have calculators so cube root of 2 = 1.2599215 useless to ancients.

They used 1.26 and how they did it was to divide 2 into fifty even spaces and multiply by 63.

2 divided by fifty = 0.04 then multiply by 63 = 2.52 the cube root of 16 nearly.

2.52 cubed = 16.003008.

Same with 3 cubed 27 by 2 = 54.

3 divided by fifty = 0.06 then multiply by 63 = 3.78 cubed = 54.010152

The ancients knew what the answer was but this was a fast way of doing it. A very similar method was used in squaring the circle I think.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 20-Dec-19 12:47 by molder.

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Re: DUNE!: Remen : Meridian 288 Jim Alison 17-Nov-19 23:45
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Found it! 331 PB Bytes 18-Nov-19 02:55
Re: Found it! 289 Mercurial 20-Nov-19 11:44
Re: Found it! 274 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 14:42
Squaring The Circle 301 Dr. Troglodyte 20-Nov-19 18:59
Re: Squaring The Circle 295 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:02
Re: Squaring The Circle 285 Jim Alison 20-Nov-19 20:22
Remen references 310 Lee McGiffen 21-Nov-19 01:59
Re: Remen references 310 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 04:29
Re: Remen references 278 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 13:56
Re: Remen references 248 Jim Alison 24-Nov-19 20:05
Re: Remen references 272 magisterchessmutt 24-Nov-19 21:17
Re: Remen references 255 magisterchessmutt 25-Nov-19 01:24
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Re: Remen references 300 DUNE 25-Nov-19 13:17
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Drastic Geodetic Measures and Nippur Cubit 294 thinkitover 25-Nov-19 06:46
Re: Remen references 278 Jim Alison 26-Nov-19 08:04
Re: Remen references 311 Lee McGiffen 27-Nov-19 12:54
Re: Remen references 257 Mercurial 28-Nov-19 22:32
Re: Remen references 327 Jim Alison 01-Dec-19 06:15
Re: Squaring The Circle 320 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 00:47
Re: Squaring The Circle 267 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 02:32
Re: Squaring The Circle 258 Jim Alison 21-Nov-19 05:20
Re: Squaring The Circle 337 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 06:26
Egyptian knowledge of âˆš2 260 Lee McGiffen 22-Nov-19 06:39
Re: Egyptian knowledge of âˆš2 234 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 01:19
Re: Egyptian knowledge of âˆš2 283 thinkitover 23-Nov-19 09:45
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Re: Everything Mick wrote here - 86 pages 259 magisterchessmutt 21-Nov-19 11:54
Re: Squaring The Circle 221 molder 20-Dec-19 12:45
Re: Found it! 295 Mercurial 22-Nov-19 06:48
Re: Found it! 259 magisterchessmutt 22-Nov-19 12:01
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Re: Found it! 293 magisterchessmutt 22-Nov-19 23:55
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Re: Found it! 248 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 02:36
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Re: Found it! 253 DUNE 23-Nov-19 18:42
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Re: Found it! 243 DUNE 23-Nov-19 21:37
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Re: Found it! 243 magisterchessmutt 23-Nov-19 19:55
Totally debunked 250 Lee McGiffen 24-Nov-19 05:23
NOT Totally debunked 241 PB Bytes 24-Nov-19 05:41
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