2.) Use only a compass and a straightedge to construct each of the following, if possible:
a. A segment congruent to CB (has segment symbol over it) and an angle congruent to ∠ACB
I was leaning toward it not being possible, would I be headed in the right direction here? (see picture for clarification)
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just keep in mind that congruent means the same measure as, so you're being asked to draw a segment with the same measure as AB and and angle the same measure as angle ACB
what is throwing me is because I would read the angle as angle CAB and when I visualize it the way they are asking I don't see that forming the same angle I am looking at. I just need a little clarificiation, I may simply be overthinking this
Hard to tell, but I hope that is right. Did you draw a line and mark point A? Measure AB with the compass and mark point B? Measure BC and draw a circle centered on B? Measure AC and draw a circle centered on A? Mark the point where the circles intercect as point C? Draw a line from A through C? Good work if you did.
I tried my best, did a lot of erasing, I could have probably left the circles, but since this is an online course wanted the instructor to at least try and see something lol. This course is a major pain in the butt, thanks for the help thought