**duplication of the cube** — the mathematical problem of finding the edge of a cube having twice the volume of a given cube * * * Geom. the insoluble problem of constructing a cube having twice the volume of a given cube, using only a ruler and compass. [1650 60] * * *… … Useful english dictionary

**duplication of the cube** — Geom. the insoluble problem of constructing a cube having twice the volume of a given cube, using only a ruler and compass. [1650 60] * * * … Universalium

**Doubling the cube** — (also known as the Delian problem) is one of the three most famous geometric problems unsolvable by compass and straightedge construction. It was known to the Egyptians, Greeks, and Indians.[1] To double the cube means to be given a cube of some… … Wikipedia

**Roman army of the mid-Republic** — Contemporary portrait of Scipio Africanus, engraved on a gold signet ring manufactured in Capua, S. Italy, Considered the greatest Roman military leader of the Second Punic War, Scipio permanently drove the Carthaginians out of Spain in a series… … Wikipedia

**Duplication** — Duplication, duplicate, and duplicator may refer to: Art and fiction Duplicate (1998 film), a Bollywood film directed by Mahesh Bhatt Duplicate (2009 film), a 2009 Malayalam film Gregory Harrison and Kim Greist The Duplicate, a children s book by … Wikipedia

**duplication** — du pli*ca tion, n. [L. duplicatio: cf. F. duplication.] 1. The act of duplicating, or the state of being duplicated; a doubling; a folding over; a fold. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) The act or process of dividing by natural growth or spontaneous… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin** — Genre Animated series Created by Ken Forsse Written by Marry Crawford Derek Diorio Directed by Chris Schouten Voices … Wikipedia

**History of algebra** — Elementary algebra is the branch of mathematics that deals with solving for the operands of arithmetic equations. Modern or abstract algebra has its origins as an abstraction of elementary algebra. Historians know that the earliest mathematical… … Wikipedia

**Hippocrates of Chios** — was an ancient Greek mathematician (geometer) and astronomer, who lived c. 470 c. 410 BCE. He was born on the isle of Chios, where he originally was a merchant. After some misadventures (he was robbed by either pirates or fraudulent customs… … Wikipedia

**Eudemus of Rhodes** — Eudemus is also the name of a general of Alexander the Great (died 316 BC). Eudemus of Rhodes (Ευδημος) was an ancient Greek philosopher, who lived from ca. 370 BC until ca. 300 BC. He was the first historian of science. He was one of Aristotle s … Wikipedia