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!