Constructing an equilateral triangleConstructing an equilateral triangle also known as drawing an equilateral triangle using only a straightedge and a compass is what I will show you here Step #1: Take your ruler and a pencil and construct a segment of any length on a piece of paper as shown below Take your compass. Make your sure that the pencil is included in it. Put the needle of the compass at endpoint A and adjust your compass so that the tip of your pencil touches endpoint B Step #2: Put the needle of your compass at A and draw an arc Draw the segments from the two endpoints to the point where the two arcs intersets Constructing an isosceles triangle 




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