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This paper presents an approach to the construction of multiple-rate quasi-cyclic low-density parity-check (LDPC) codes. Parity-check matrices of the proposed codes consist of q X q square submatrices. The block rows and block columns of the parity-check matrix correspond to the hyperplanes (μ-flats) and points in Euclidean geometries, respectively. By decomposing the μ -flats, we obtain LDPC codes of different code rates and a constant code length. The code performance is investigated in term of the bit error rate and compared with those of LDPC codes given in IEEE standards. Simulation results show that our codes perform very well and have low error floors over the additive white Gaussian noise channel.