triangles with specific side measurements
Sketch a triangle with the following sides:
AB= 5 cm, BC=5 cm
1.- Draw a line segment of 5 cm.
|2.- Open the compass 6
- Place the tip of the compass at point B,
and draw an arc as shown in the
second figure in this step.
|3.- Open the compass 3 cm
- Place the tip of the compass at
point A and make an arc as shown
in the second figure in step 3.
- This arc has to intersect the previous
|4.- Label the
intersection of the two arcs
Connect points A and B to point C
with a straight line.