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Instruction: Construct a segment connecting the sides of the angle to get a triangle whose centroid is in the point O.

Goal: 5L 7E

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  • Non-collapsing Compass
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Pack: Iota

Previous Level: 9.8

Next Level: 9.10

5L Solution[]

Let O be the vertex of the angle and A the given point.

  1. Construct the line parallel to one line through A, intersecting the other line at B.
  2. Construct the line parallel to BO through A, intersecting the other line at C.
  3. Construct circle A with radius AB, intersecting AB at D.
  4. Construct circle A with radius AC, intersecting AC at E.
  5. Construct line DE.

7E Solution[]

Let O be the vertex of the angle and A the given point.

  1. Construct line AO.
  2. Construct circle A with radius AO, intersecting AO at B.
  3. Construct circle B with radius BA, intersecting AO at C and circle A at D and E.
  4. Construct line DE, intersecting one line at F and AO at G.
  5. Construct circle G with radius FG, intersecting DE at H.
  6. Construct line CH, intersecting the other line at I.
  7. Construct line GI.

Explanation[]

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