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Math Help - [SOLVED] Straight edge and compass

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    [SOLVED] Straight edge and compass

    Fun little problem. Suppose you are given a line segment of length 1. How do you construct a line segment of length sqrt(7) using a straight edge and compass?
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    Construct the triangle with sides 1, 1 and hypothenuse root 2 first. Do you follow from there?
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    yea thanks!!
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