Justification of 90° angle construction procedure

Dash, Arddhendu Shekhar (2020) Justification of 90° angle construction procedure. At Right Angles (6). pp. 35-39. ISSN 2582-1873

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Abstract

Geometrical construction is one of the interesting topics in geometry and most of us like constructing geometrical figures using compass & ruler. We follow certain processes to complete the construction of the geometrical figures and this process follows certain logical arguments based on properties of shapes and the relation between different geometrical shapes. However, most of our experience reflects two major challenges in the construction of geometrical figures. The first one is following certain processes without understanding the justification of the processes and the second one is not exploring different ways of constructing the same geometrical figure. Therefore, it is necessary to take care of these two major challenges during our classroom teaching.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Dash, Arddhendu Shekhar
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: Geometric construction, Angles, Justification, Alternatives
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > At Right Angles
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2311
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