# 1 ­ 7 Constructions

```1.7 Constructions
September 08, 2009
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Constructions
Objectives:
• Use a protractor to measure angles.
• Use a straightedge and compass to construct congruent segments and angles.
• Use a straightedge and compass to construct a perpendicular bisector and an angle bisector.
Aug 31&shy;9:37 PM
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1.7 Constructions
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Constructions
Today we will be working on constructions. In a construction you use a straightedge and a compass to draw a geometric figure.
Materials Needed Today:
• straightedge (ruler with no markings on it)
• compass
• protractor
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Using your straightedge, draw two different angles. One that is acute and the other obtuse. Label each angle as acute or obtuse.
Using your protractor, measure each angle.
Aug 31&shy;9:40 PM
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Using your straightedge and protractor, draw three angles measuring 60o, 90o, and 130o.
Aug 31&shy;9:42 PM
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Constructing Congruent Segments
Aug 31&shy;9:43 PM
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Constructing Congruent Angles
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Constructing a Perpendicular Bisector
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Constructing an Angle Bisector
Aug 31&shy;9:44 PM
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Homework
page: 47
#'s: 1&shy;8, 41&shy;50
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