Constructing Equilateral Triangles, Squares, and Regular Hexagons Inscribed in Circles


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When you inscribe a shape in a circle, _____.

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1. Constructing a square inside a circle is easy to do if you _____.

2. You can construct an equilateral (same side lengths) triangle inside a circle by _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Drawing shapes freehand can be tough, and for this reason mathematicians have found ways to inscribe shapes in circles. Use this quiz and worksheet to test your understanding of this procedure and how it works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The objective of this assessment is to test your understanding of:

  • What it means to inscribe shapes in a circle
  • How to construct a square in a circle
  • Constructing triangles in circles
  • Tools used to construct geometric figures

Skills Practiced

In addition to this material, this assessment will also test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding inscribed shapes in circles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to inscribe shapes in circles
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding helpful tools for geometry and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson that comes with this assessment is titled Constructing Equilateral Triangles, Squares, and Regular Hexagons Inscribed in Circles. It will help you improve your understanding of:

  • The parts of a circle you use to inscribe shapes
  • Steps used to inscribe shapes
  • Various shapes you can inscribe in a circle