Regular Polygon Detector
- Judah L Schwartz
In the left hand panel you can build any shape triangle or quadrilateral. The right hand panel shows the distribution of side lengths and angles in your polygon. Looking at the right hand panel - how can you identify a scalene triangle an isosceles triangle an equilateral triangle an acute triangle an obtuse triangle a right triangle Looking at the right hand panel - how can you identify a square a parallelogram a rhombus a kite a trapezoid a right angle trapezoid a quadrilateral that can be inscribed in a circle a quadrilateral in which a circle can be inscribed If this applet permitted the construction of a pentagon, what would the right hand panel look like? if it permitted the construction of a hexagon?