Our first video in the “Video Safari of Euclid’s Elements”!
If we have a line, how do we create a true, equilateral triangle? (Or as Euclid’s Elements: All Thirteen Books Complete in One Volume puts it: “On a given finite straight line to construct an equilateral triangle.”
With no ruler! ‘Cause a ruler wouldn’t be exact regardless. Ready to climb on the Land Cruiser and go into the mathematical bush?
Okay, it was a little rough…but it’s my first time trying out a few things…and you didn’t get eaten by a lion…so, they’ll get smoother. 🙂
Thanks for watching!