Tag Archives: straightedge

Geometry – Constructions Playlist

By | November 24, 2016

16 Geometry Constructions Playlist In this playlist you will find 16 tutorials that show you the step-by-step process of creating various geometry constructions from scratch.  All that you need is a protractor, compass and straightedge.  Each of the constructions are concise and very easy to follow.  If you have just 3-6 minutes you will be able to… Read More »

Geometry – Construct a Perpendicular Bisector of a Line Segment

By | November 23, 2016

Construct a Perpendicular Bisector In this tutorial students learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a perpendicular bisector of a line segment. 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… Read More »

Geometry – Construct an Angle Bisector

By | November 22, 2016

Construct an Angle Bisector In this tutorial the students learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct an angle bisector. 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)… Read More »

Geometry – Construct an Equilateral Triangle

By | November 21, 2016

Construct an Equilateral Triangle In this tutorial students learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct an equilateral triangle.  The students will be given a line segment to start. Related Tutorials

Geometry – Construct a Perpendicular to a Point on a Line

By | November 20, 2016

Construct a Perpendicular to a point on a line In this tutorial the students will learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a perpendicular to a point on a line. 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)… Read More »

Geometry – Construct a Perpendicular to point not on a line

By | November 19, 2016

Construct a Perpendicular to Point not on a Line In this tutorial students learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a perpendicular to point not on a line. 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… Read More »

Geometry – Construct a Parallel (point not on a line)

By | November 18, 2016

Construct a Parallel (point not on a line) In this tutorial the students will learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a parallel line to a point not on the line. Virginia Standards of Learning(SOL) SOL G.4 Completing constructions, using a straightedge and compass The student will construct and justify the constructions of… Read More »

Geometry – Construct a Median of a Triangle

By | November 17, 2016

Construct a Median of a Triangle In this tutorial the students will learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct a median of a triangle. A median of a triangle is a line segment that joins the vertex midpoint to the opposite side.  All triangles have 3 medians that intersect at the triangle’s… Read More »

Geometry – Construct an Altitude of a Triangle

By | November 16, 2016

Construct an Altitude of a Triangle In this tutorial students learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct an altitude of a triangle. Once the altitude is constructed the students verify that the angle created by the altitude is a right angle using a protractor. A triangle has 3 altitudes. In this video… Read More »

Geometry – Construct an Angle Bisector of a Triangle

By | November 15, 2016

Construct an Angle Bisector of a Triangle In this tutorial students will learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct an angle bisector of a triangle. Related Tutorials