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The construction of a square of the same size as a given figure (see, for example, Quadrature of the circle).

The calculation of an area or an integral (of a function of a single variable).

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Quadrature. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Quadrature&oldid=32072