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4 items are filed under this topic.    Page1/1            Dividing a segment into 3 congruent parts 2007-10-30 From Carolyn:I am doing construction. I have a line segment drawn. I need to divide a segment into 3 congruent part. How do I do that?Answered by Penny Nom.     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.     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.      Page1/1    Math Central is supported by the University of Regina and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.    about math central :: site map :: links :: notre site français