In article <Bvnyzy.I0n@forum.swarthmore.edu> MICHAEL K ROGERS, firstname.lastname@example.org writes: >some ideas. I like ruler & compass constructions when I was that >young. Have them construct perpendiculars, bisect segments and
With the expanded use of geometry software, I have been doing less construction than ever. Can someone speak to the question of why teach constructions? What place do they have in an electronic world where we can trisect an angle, or a segment, easily. Is there a life (after high school geometry) for constructions?