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Is doubling a cube a possible construction?

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Is doubling a cube possible?

Yes, it is possible.

What construction was never accomplished by the Greeks?

Doubling a cube Trisecting any angle

doubling a cube.

Is it possible to double a cube using a straight edge and compass?

No. This is known to be impossible. For more information, including a proof, check the Wikipedia article on "doubling the cube".

How do you figure out what is the number of the number cube?

You cannot. And not all number cubes have the numbers 1-6 on them. For example, a doubling cube for backgammon.You cannot. And not all number cubes have the numbers 1-6 on them. For example, a doubling cube for backgammon.You cannot. And not all number cubes have the numbers 1-6 on them. For example, a doubling cube for backgammon.You cannot. And not all number cubes have the numbers 1-6 on them. For example, a doubling cube for backgammon.

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Which of these constructions is impossible using only a compass and straightedge-?

Constructions that are impossible using only a compass and straightedge include Trisecting an angle Squaring a circle Doubling a cube

How do you use the gambling die in backgammon?

The die you are referring to is actually called a 'doubling cube'; it is one way in which the stakes can be raised in a backgammon match. The use of the doubling cube only makes sense when a backgammon match is played to more than one game. The use of a doubling cube does not necessarily mean that a backgammon match is being played for money.

Is doubling a square possible?

Yes, it is possible.

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What is the point of doubling a cube?

No point, it has been proved impossible many, many years ago.

Which constructions is impossible using only a compass and straightedge?

doubling the cube