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Delian Constant

The number $2^{1/3}$ (the Cube Root of 2) which is to be constructed in the Cube Duplication problem. This number is not a Euclidean Number although it is an Algebraic of third degree.


Conway, J. H. and Guy, R. K. ``Three Greek Problems.'' In The Book of Numbers. New York: Springer-Verlag, pp. 192-194, 1996.

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