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Geometry – Construct the circumcenter of a triangle

By | November 14, 2016

Construct the circumcenter of a triangle In this tutorial students learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct the circumcenter of a triangle.  The circumcenter can then be used to circumscribe the triangle. Related Tutorials

Geometry – Construct a Rhombus

By | November 13, 2016

Construct a Rhombus In this tutorial students learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a rhombus. Related Tutorials

Geometry – Construct a Regular Hexagon

By | November 12, 2016

Construct a Regular Hexagon In this tutorial students will learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a regular hexagon.  All angles and side lengths are congruent in a regular polygon. Related Tutorials

Geometry – Construct Median of a Trapezoid

By | November 11, 2016

Construct Median of a Trapezoid In this tutorial the students will learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a median of a trapezoid.  The median of a trapezoid is parallel to both bases and its length is half the sum of the lengths of the bases.  It is also the segment that joins… Read More »

Geometry – Construct the incenter of a triangle

By | November 10, 2016

Construct the incenter of a triangle In this tutorial students will learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct the incenter of a triangle.  The incenter of a triangle also serves as the center of the inscribed circle. Related Tutorials

Geometry – Construct a Kite

By | November 9, 2016

Geometry – Construct a Kite In this concise tutorial students will learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a kite. Related Tutorials

Geometry – Construct a congruent angle

By | November 8, 2016

Construct a Congruent Angle In this tutorial students learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a congruent angle. Virginia Standards of Learning(SOL) SOL G.4 Completing constructions, using a straightedge and compass The student will construct and justify the constructions of a) a line segment congruent to a given line segment; b) the perpendicular… Read More »

Trigonometry – Unit Circle Construction – COUNTING METHOD

By | October 6, 2016

Unit Circle Construction – COUNTING METHOD In this tutorial students learn how to create the Unit Circle based off of memorization. Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) T.1, T.2, T.3 Notice how all of the (x,y) values have a denominator of 2. Notice the 1, 2, and 3 counting technique used for each of the numerators. Take the square… Read More »