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 Constructing figures 2005-09-20 From Kim:I would like to know how to draw different shapes: Regular Octagon with sides of length, 1 unit Equilateral Triangles, with sides of length 1 unit Regular Hexagons, with sides of length 1 unit Isoseles Triangles, with hypotenuse of length 1 unit Answered by Penny Nom. A ruler and compass construction 2003-06-29 From Mandy:I have been searching for instructions on how to do this using a compass. Can you please send instructions step by step on how to bisect a segment into any given number of segments. (example, a way that it will work for bisecting segment into 3, 4, or even 5 congruent parts)Answered by Penny Nom. Construct a pentagon 2002-12-12 From Mary:We were wondering what the instructions/formula, step-by-step, is to make a pentagon.Answered by Chris Fisher and Penny Nom. Constructing the square root of 3 2002-06-07 From Allan:I am a Math 7/8 teacher. I was wondering how you would show a student how to find the exact location of the square root of three on the number line using just a compass and a straight edge.Answered by Penny Nom.

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