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# Pierre Wantzel

- Thanksgiving Hack: Divide The Last Piece Of Pumpkin Pie Fairly - With Math!
**Pierre Wantzel**proved that angle trisection is impossible in general by showing that the number cos 60° has minimal polynomial of degree 3; since the trisection of a 60° angle is equivalent to constructing the number cos 60° this finishes the proof.- 페르마의 정리와 골드바흐의 추측
- 즉 첫 번째의 각 3등분 문제와 세 번째의 정육면체 문제는 1837년에 프랑스의 수학자 방첼(
**Pierre**Laurent**Wantzel**; 1814-1848)이 해석기하학을 써서 증명하였고, 두 번째의 원과 정사각형 문제는 1882년에 원주율 π가 초월수라는 사실을 증명한 독일의 린데 ... - Angle trisection problem solved?
- The problem, as stated, is generally impossible to solve, as shown by
**Pierre Wantzel**(1837). - Prof. Woody Dudley Offers Advice to Would-Be 'Trisectors' in Oklahoma Lecture
**Pierre Wantzel**, in 1837, proved you can't trisect an angle with a simple compass and straightedge. That's the beautiful thing about math; once it's proven, it cannot change. Ever.

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