a. Draw 2 circles with equal radii, intersecting at C, so that each goes through the centre of the other.
b. Draw a third circle of the same radius with centre C.
c. Draw 4 more circles with centres on the circle centre A and passing through A.
Accurately copy the following patterns and vary them to make your own designs.
Draw two base lines and mark the same number of points at equal distances along each line. Join […]
Draw a circle and mark 24 points equally spaced around the circumference. To do this, draw a circle and mark the centre, and mark your first point on […]
Click on Advent Calendar to go to the NRICH website to find 24 Making Maths activities. These are equally good for all the year round.
You will find instructions for making all sorts of mathematical models and learning aids from very cheap materials that will help you to learn, understand and enjoy mathematics […]
Cardioid technology is used in microphones and speakers. Cardioids appear in the motion of planets and in many other ways. See this YouTube video.
To draw a cardioid first draw a circle and carefully mark 36 points around the circle at 10 degree intervals.
Join the points with straight lines as […]
b) Choose a small distance d, mark this distance along the edge of the rectangle and draw a straight line from one vertex of the rectangle to this point as in Step 1.
c) Mark the distance d along the next edge and […]
Can you give reasons for your answer to the question “Is it possible?”
Click here for The Notes for Teachers. This problem is adapted from […]
Investigate different triangles PQR where the angle QPR is 40 degrees. Choose your own angles at Q and R, for example someone might choose 90 degrees and 50 degrees and someone else 62 degrees and 78 degrees.
Accurately draw the internal bisectors of the angles at Q and R to meet […]