SQUARING THE CIRCLE

Mathematical Impossibility   In geometry, squaring the circle was a long-standing puzzle that was proved impossible in the late 19th century. The term also has metaphorical meanings, and it has been used as a symbol in alchemy, particularly in the 17th century. MATHEMATICS AND GEOMETRY According to¬†Wikipedia¬†(offsite link), squaring the circle: "is the challenge of … Continue reading SQUARING THE CIRCLE