Lune (mathematics)

Lune (mathematics)

In geometry, a lune is either of two figures, both shaped roughly like a crescent Moon. The word "lune" derives from luna, the Latin word for Moon.

Read more about Lune (mathematics):  Plane Geometry, Spherical Geometry, Lune of Hippocrates

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Lune (mathematics) - Lune of Hippocrates
... In the 5th century BC, Hippocrates of Chios showed that certain lunescould be exactly squared by straightedge and compass ... See Luneof Hippocrates ...