How to Construct the Altitudes of an Acute Triangle?

Answer Triangles are the most stable shape in geometry. This is because, having only three sides, the triangle defines a plane. You find triangles in supports for everything from buildings to bridges. Eve... Read More »

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How to Construct a Triangle Given All Three Altitudes?

Constructing a triangle from the altitudes seems complex, but the information is all there. The altitude of a triangle is the distance from a point that bisects an angle to a point perpendicular to... Read More »

How To Construct an Acute Triangle Compass?

Students become acclimated early to using a compass to draw circles and other geometric shapes. An interesting application of a compass involves using them to draw angles, including angles less in ... Read More »

How to Calculate Acute Triangle?

Calculating the area of an acute triangle is one of the basic exercises involved in learning geometry. All three angles of an acute triangle are less than or equal to 90 degrees. The acute triangle... Read More »

How to Construct the Center of Gravity on a Triangle?

There are a number of mathematically significant centers of a triangle. While in an equilateral triangle these all fall in the same rather intuitive location, as the irregularity of a triangle incr... Read More »