Our second trek in the “Video Safari of Euclid’s Elements”!

We have a point and we have a line segment apart from that point. How do we draw a line segment from that point that is exactly the same length as the original line segment? (Or as *Euclid’s Elements: All Thirteen Books Complete in One Volume* puts it: “To place at a given point a straight line equal to a given straight line.”

Ready to go into the mathematical wild?

Hop on the Land Cruiser!

The GeoGerbra link is available here.

I had a heck of the time getting the green screen lighting right…and I may be noticeably tired (it’s headin’ toward midnight). But, I did get to use the smiley-face bell the first time! 🙂

Thanks for watching!

P.S. The YouTube “Video Safari of Euclid’s Elements” is here, and Math.Promo’s page for it is here.

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