Four Construction Problems
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|Cut the Knot!, Alexander Bogomolny|
|Construct a triangle, given the three points in the plane that are the outer vertices of equilateral triangles constructed outward on the sides of the desired triangle. Construct a triangle, given the three points in the plane that are the centers of squares constructed outward on the sides of the desired triangle. Construct a heptagon (polygon of 7 sides), given the seven points that are the midpoints of its sides. With an applet to help solve the general problem.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12), College|
|Resource Types:||Problems/Puzzles, Articles, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Constructions, Triangles and Other Polygons, Transformational Geometry|
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