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  1. Angle Trisection with a Carpenter's Square - Annie Fetter
    Geometry, difficulty level 3. Prove how a carpenter's square can be used to trisect an angle. ...more>>

  2. Approximating the Circumference and Area of a Circle - Annie Fetter
    Geometry, difficulty level 2. Take a circle and circumscribe a square and inscribe a square. Construct a square between the other two squares, and compare the area and the perimeter of the middle square with the area and circumference of the circle. ...more>>

  3. Can You Prove It? - Leigh Nataro
    Trig/Calc, difficulty level 3. Prove that the square root of 2 is irrational, and explain how to use a straightedge and compass to construct a segment that is the square root of 2 in length. ...more>>

  4. A Carpenter's Trisection - Annie Fetter
    Geometry, difficulty level 3. Explain whether or not the given method of trisecting an angle, using only a carpenter's square, really works. ...more>>


 
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