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Geometric ConstructionsGeometric constructions date back thousands of years to when Euclid, a Greek mathematicianknown as the “Father of Geometry,” wrote the bookElements. InElements, Euclid formulatedthe five postulates that form the base for Euclidean geometry. To create all the figures anddiagrams, Euclid used construction techniques extensively. A compass and straightedge are usedto create constructions. A compass is used to draw circles or arcs and a straightedge is used todraw straight lines.As you complete the task, keep these questions in mind:How do you perform constructions related to circles? What theorems and explanations canbe used to justify these constructions?In this task, you will apply what you have learned in this lesson to answer these questions.DirectionsComplete each of the following tasks, reading the directions carefully as you go. Be sure to showall work where indicated, including inserting images of constructions created using the tool. If

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Term
Spring
Professor
Mrs. White
Tags
Geometry, Pythagorean Theorem, triangle, Euclidean geometry

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