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Compass and Straight Edge Help
Introduction to Compasss and Straight Edge Instruments In geometry, a construction is a drawing made with the simplest possible instruments. Constructions are a powerful learning technique, because they force you to think about the properties of geometric ...
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Linear Constructions with a Compass Help
Introduction to Reproducing and Bisecting Line Segments The following paragraphs describe how to perform various constructions with line segments. By extension, these same processes apply to rays and lines; you can extend line segments and add ...
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Angular Constructions Help
Drawing Angles The following paragraphs describe how to reproduce (copy) an angle, and also how to bisect an angle. Reproducing An Angle Figure 513 illustrates the process for ...
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Source: McGrawHill Professional

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The Cartesian Plane Help
Introduction to the Cartesian Plane The Cartesian plane, also called the rectangular coordinate plane or rectangular coordinates, is defined by two number lines that intersect at a right angle. This makes it ...
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Relation versus Function Help
Introduction to Relations and Functions It’s important to know the similarities and differences between two concepts as they pertain to coordinate geometry: the idea of a relation and the idea of a function . A relation ...
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Point Slope and Slope Intercept Help
Introduction to Forms of Linear Equations  Standard and Slope Form Straight lines on the Cartesian plane are represented by a certain type of equation called a linear equation . There are several forms in which a linear equation can ...
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Parabolas and Circles Help
Introduction to Parabolas and Circles The Cartesiancoordinate graph of a quadratic equation is a parabola . In Cartesian coordinates, a quadratic equation looks like this: y = ...
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Solving Pairs of Equations Help
Introduction to Solving Pairs of Equations The solutions of pairs of equations can be envisioned and approximated by graphing both of the equations on the same set of coordinates. Solutions appear as intersection points between the plots. ...
Source: McGrawHill Professional 
Source: McGrawHill Professional