Type:

Curriculum

Description:

<p>A construction is a geometric drawing for which only a compass and a straightedge may be used. This page from Dr. Carol JVF Burns links to many excellent construction instructions and illustrations.</p>

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Geometry

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

construction

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
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CCSS.Math.Practice.MP2: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

CCSS.Math.Practice.MP3: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

CCSS.Math.Practice.MP5: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Use appropriate tools strategically.

CCSS.Math.Practice.MP6: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Attend to precision.

CCSS.Math.Practice.MP7: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Look for and make use of structure.

CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-CO.D.12: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Make formal geometric constructions with a variety of tools and methods (compass and straightedge, string, reflective devices, paper folding, dynamic geometric software, etc.). Copying a segment; copying an angle; bisecting a segment; bisecting an angle; constructing perpendicular lines, including the perpendicular bisector of a line segment; and constructing a line parallel to a given line through a point not on the line.

CCSS.Math.Content.HSG-CO.D.13: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Construct an equilateral triangle, a square, and a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle.
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