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Constructing a Square


Construct a square with GSP using as many different methods as you can. Describe the steps involved in each construction.

Explain the steps you would take to construct a regular polygon in Geometer's Sketchpad. Is there more than one method? Explain.



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Constant Perimeter and Area Rectangles
These java constructions illustrate possible constructions of dynamic rectangles that do not change in perimeter or area.

Dynamic Geometry Workshop
These activities were used in an introductory professional development workshop.

Dissect GSP file [ gsp file ]
This file shows how you can transform any rectangle into a square.



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