Constructing Triangles: Types of Geometric Construction


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What must you be given to construct an equilateral triangle?

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1. When constructing triangles, what tool do we use to measure the length of a side?

2. What pictured shape do we draw to identify the measured length of a triangle's side?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help gauge your knowledge of creating triangles and the tools that are involved in the process. Topics you will need to be familiar with include properties of an equilateral triangle and tools used for creating triangles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These geometry assessment tools will test your knowledge of:

  • Creating an equilateral triangle
  • Identifying the measured length of a triangle's side
  • Necessary information for constructing a triangle
  • Tool for measuring triangle sides

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo helps students practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about constructing triangles
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding tools used to create triangles
  • Making connections - use understanding of the characteristics of a triangle's angles to answer questions about constructing a triangle

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to accurately construct three-sided polygons, review the lesson called Constructing Triangles: Types of Geometric Construction. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify equilateral triangles
  • Construct congruent triangles
  • Use a compass appropriately
  • Decide what is needed to create a triangle
  • Find degrees in a triangle