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 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>> 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>> 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>> 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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