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Compass and Ruler


Compass and Ruler

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C.a.R. is dynamic geometry program. Basically, it simulates compass and ruler constructions on a computer. But on a computer, much more is possible.Ruler and compass constructions can be changed by dragging one of the basic construction points. The construction follows immediately. The student can check the correctness of the construction and gain new insight.Tracks of points and animated constructions can help to understand geometric relations. Tracks can be used as new objects to explore. With... More
Material Type: Presentation
Date Added to MERLOT: January 21, 2007
Date Modified in MERLOT: February 06, 2011
Submitter: Aaron Woehler
Keywords: parallel, intersection, ray, perpendicular, segment, line, circle, compass, bisector, C.a.R, conic, ruler, geometry, point, construction


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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Java
Language: Portuguese, English, Spanish
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: yes
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: unsure


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