This instructional unit is based on a 50 minute class period, in a secondary geometry classroom.
Review - 1 day
Prerequisite geometrical concepts
Investigation of common regular polygons - 6-7 days
Connections - 2-3 days
Use the links below to view the constructions of some regular polygons:
Triangle, Square, Hexagon, Octagon
For multiple pentagon constructions, please visit Nine Constructions for the Regular Pentagon on GeoCities
Cord Geometry Mathematics in Context. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Globe Fearon Inc., 1999. 8-4 - 8-54.
Project Intermath http://www.intermath-uga.gatech.edu/
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