3 Answered Questions for the topic Compass

08/24/19

#### Bearings Question (finding distance travelled)

A ship travel on a bearing of 150oT for 25km before changing direction to 050oT and travelling a further 15km. How far south is the ship from it's starting position. (State answer correct to 2... more
Compass Math Geometry

08/15/16

#### Given a segment with endpoints A and B, what figure can you construct using the steps below?

Step 1: Put the compass point on A and draw a long arc. Be sure the opening is greater than 1/2 AB.   Step 2: With the compass on the same setting, put the compass point on B and draw another... more
Compass Math Geometry

08/12/16

#### Given a segement with endpoints A and B, what figure can you construct using the steps below?

Step 1: Draw a ray with endpoint C.   Step 2: Open the compass to the length of line AB.   Step 3: With the same compass setting, put the compass point on point C. Draw an arc that intersects... more

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