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From: Woody Duncan (wduncan_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu Sep 20 2001 - 03:42:53 PDT

I understand the protractor part, but how do you set
a compass to 72 degrees. Am I missing something here.
A compass is set to a length that becomes the radius ?????
                                                        Woody in KC wrote:
> Mark,
> Make a circle with compass.
> Set compass for 72 degrees.
> Start at any place on circle, mark arcs crossing circle , move point
> of compass to arc, mark second arc, move around circle until you
> return to the beginning,
> Connect all points to create star
> This probably does not make sense until you begin.
> Remember 72 x 5 = 360.
> You can also do similar with a protractor.
> Ann in Georgia ---

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