Regular Hexagon in the Circle

To locate the vertices, look no further than the radius. The assessment provides the pupils with a circle. Learners construct an inscribed regular hexagon in the circle using a straightedge and compass.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Lead a discussion on why students should use the length of the radius to find the vertices
Classroom Considerations
  • Individuals need access to a compass and straightedge
  • The class should be familiar with basic geometric constructions, specifically constructing congruent line segments
  • Shows examples of work containing common errors
  • Provides instructional suggestions and links
  • None
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