   Chapter 7.3, Problem 8E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
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# In Exercises 5 to 8, perform constructions.Circumscribe an equilateral triangle about a circle.

To determine

To find:

The procedure to draw an equilateral triangle circumscribe about a circle.

Explanation

Steps of construction:

1) Draw a circle with centre O and radius OA.

2) Draw lines OB and OC making an angle equal to 120° with OA meeting the circumference at B and C.

4) Construct tangents to the circle at A, B and C.

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