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lilyrose33
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my geometry book says: Construct a square with sides of length MN. How do I do it? Do I use my compass?
 11 months ago
 11 months ago
lilyrose33 Group Title
my geometry book says: Construct a square with sides of length MN. How do I do it? Do I use my compass?
 11 months ago
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my geometry book says: Construct a square with sides of length MN. How do I do it? Do I use my compass?
 11 months ago

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dw:1377663865625:dw
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lilyrose33 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is it that easy?
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OpenSessame Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I believe so...
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1377663929553:dw start with the solid line, draw the circle and the dashed line then you have a straight line with length 2MN. Find the perpendicular bisector.
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OpenSessame Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay NM that guy knows what hes doing!
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1377664027917:dw continue the perpendicular bisector out to the edge of the first circle you drew so it has a length of MN
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do you see what to do next?
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lilyrose33 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i think so...actually i am not sure. could you please help me with the next step?
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
tell me what you would do next, then I'll tell you if you're right
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lilyrose33 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
do you have to construct another circle to make an intersection to make a point? I felt like that made no sense...^_^
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in the first drawing I did or the second drawing I did?
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lilyrose33 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
um the second?
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
to find the perpendicular bisector you will have to construct two more arcs, but the circle you continue the line to is already there.
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lilyrose33 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thats what i was thinking. could you show me how to do that?
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
how to construct a perpendicular bisector?
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lilyrose33 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes please
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://www.mathopenref.com/constperplinepoint.html constructing a perpendicular bisector of a line through a point on the line
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do you understand that?
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@lilyrose33
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lilyrose33 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes i did it thank you for all your help
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@Peter14
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you're welcome
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khurramshahzad Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
mad u cam make a square sing compass but u will hv to be effiecient to making angles of 90 digree
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Peter14 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm sorry @khurramshahzad, I don't understand what you just said
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khurramshahzad Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh man i just said in short words what ever u explained above....... taking a just said to make 90 digree angle with efficiancy .. nothing more .... he said compass
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khurramshahzad Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
compass can help him showing east west north south on 90 digree angle :P
 11 months ago
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