How to Make a Pentagon With a Compass?

Answer When you construct a regular polygon using a straightedge and compass, you can't directly measure angles or distances. You can only use the straightedge to connect any two points or extend a line s... Read More »

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How to Make a Pentagon With a Rhombus & a Triangle?

A pentagon is any polygon with five distinct sides. A rhombus is a four-sided polygon where all four sides have the same length. A triangle is any polygon with three distinct sides. All three shape... Read More »

How to Make Angles With a Compass?

Constructing an angle can be a challenging concept for some students to learn, but once the process has been practiced using hands-on materials such as a ruler, protractor and compass, the steps ma... Read More »

Why gyro compass is used in ships instead of magnetic compass?

Because a ship is made of metal, which can affect the accuracy of a standard magnetic compass. Also, a gyrocompass is is better able to point to the true north, which is more accurate to navigation... Read More »

How to Make a Pentagon From Two Triangles & a Parallelogram?

Tangrams are ancient Chinese puzzle pieces that have been adapted to challenge students in elementary, middle and high schools in creating various animals, numbers, letters and geometric shapes. No... Read More »