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In mathematics, to construct is to build according to a set of rules. The rules generally consist of axioms, theorems, and definitions. A construction is the object build according to the rules. In Euclidean geometry a construction based on axioms and proved theorems is taken to be a proof.

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McAdams, David E. Construct. 6/25/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

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6/25/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, updated GeoGebra apps. (McAdams, David E.)
1/5/2010: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
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6/7/2008: Corrected spelling. (McAdams, David E.)
4/28/2008: Added definition of 'construction'. (McAdams, David E.)
9/3/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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