# Geometric Construction

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## Arcs Tangent to Other Arcs (4 Cases)

The problem in figure 4-36 is to draw an arc with a radius equal to AB, tangent to the circular […]

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## Arc Tangent to a Line and an Arc

The problem in figure 4-35 is to draw a circular arc with a radius equal to AB, tangent to the

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## Construction of Arc Tangent to Any Two Lines

Figure 4-34 shows a method that can be used regardless of the size of the angle formed by the lines.

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## Construction of Arc Tangent to Perpendicular Lines

Drawing a fillet or round comprises the problem of drawing a circular arc of a given radius tangent to two

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## Line Tangent to a Circle at a Given Point

A line that is tangent to a circle at a given point is perpendicular to the radius that intersects the

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## Construct Circle through Three Points

In figure 4-31 the problem is to draw a circle (or a circular arc) that passes through points A, B,

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## Construction of a Hexagon (3 Methods)

Regular Hexagon in a Given Circumscribed Circle Many bolt heads and nuts are hexagonal (six-sided) in shape. Figure 4-26 shows

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## Construction of a Triangle from Three Given Sides

To draw a triangle with three sides given, first draw a straight line AB, equal in length to one of

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## Bisecting an Angle

To bisect an angle means to divide it in half. If you know the size of the angle, you can

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## Transferring an Angle

There is a geometric construction for laying off, on another part of the same drawing or on a different drawing,

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