Geometry Construction

November 7, 2011

Mrs. Moore's geometry classes have started their construction unit.  We are working with six geometric relationships implementing the analysis of design and problem-solving skills, both inductive and deductively.

The six basic constructions we learn are: Copying a line segment, bisecting a line segment, construction of a perpendicular to a line from a point both on and off the line, bisection of an angle and copying an angle.

From that point we inscribe an equilateral triangle, hexagon, square, regular octagon and a pentagon in a circle. We will also prove triangles, construct angle bisectors, medians, perpendicular bisectors of a triangle .  Our final quest is to create a design and assemble a showcase portfolio of our work.