Geometric Construction

5 Copy an Angle

This is a similar process to creating a triangle.
  1. Draw the angle to be copied and label it A-B-C. Then, draw a baseline for the new angle and label it A-B.
  2. Set your compass to a radius of reasonable distance. Swing it from the vertex point of the original angle and from point A of the new baseline
  3. Pick up the distance of this arc from the original angle and transfer it to the copied angle.
  4. Draw in the line from point A to the intersection point to form the angle. Pick up distance A-C and transfer if required.


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