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[82d]

Socrates
But as it is two feet also on that side, it must be twice two feet?

Boy
It is.

Socrates
Then the space is twice two feet?

Boy
Yes.

Socrates
Well, how many are twice two feet? Count and tell me.

Boy
Four, Socrates.

Socrates
And might there not be another figure twice the size of this, but of the same sort, with all its sides equal like this one?

Boy
Yes.

Socrates
Then how many feet will it be?

Boy
Eight.

Socrates
Come now, try and tell me how long will each side


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