Date: Nov 11, 1997 11:43 AM Author: Eileen M. Klimick Schoaff Subject: Re: construction of triangle of given perimeter, given point and angle Isn't the triangle ABC problem with X on AB and Y on AC such that BX = XY = YC

from one of the NCTM Addendum books on geometry? I know I assigned that

problem to my graduate class on teaching geometry last year. The solution is

not at all difficult, just not immediately obvious.

Eileen Schoaff

Buffalo State College