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Proposition: Prop. 13.02: Converse of Area of Square on Greater Segment of Straight Line cut in Extreme and Mean Ratio
(Proposition 2 from Book 13 of Euclid's “Elements”)
If the square on a straight line is five times the (square) on a piece of it, and double the aforementioned piece is cut in extreme and mean ratio, then the greater piece is the remaining part of the original straight line.
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 Lemma: Lem. 13.02: Converse of Area of Square on Greater Segment of Straight Line cut in Extreme and Mean Ratio
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