|Tool: Constructing an Equilateral Triangle with Compass and Straightedge - Math Open Reference||
|Go to:||http://www.mathopenref.com/constequilateral.html (opens a new window)|
An interactive applet and associated web page that provide step-by-step animated instructions on how to contruct an equilateral triangle with a given side length using only a compass and straightedge.
There is a printable worksheet with two related construction problems.
The animation can be run either continuously like a video, or single stepped to allow classroom discussion and thought between steps.
Applet can be enlarged to full screen size for use with a classroom projector. After use in the classroom, student can access it again from any web browser at home or in the library with no login required.
This resource is a component of the Math Open Reference Interactive Geometry textbook project at http://www.mathopenref.com.
|Technology Type:||Java Applet|
|Cost:||Does not require payment for use|
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|Courses:||Geometry||Equilateral, Straightedge and compass|