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Geometry Session 1: Notes
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Notes for Session 1, Part C

Note 4

If you are working in a group, you may choose to do all of the construction problems as a group activity. Watch for someone with appropriate solutions (for example, folding the two endpoints to each other, rather than measuring). Ask that person to share the solution and explain why it will always work on any segment. That's the goal for these problems: to come up with general methods that will always work and that don't rely on measurement. At the end, leave at least 10 minutes to share methods, even if not everyone is done. Then make a list of conjectures that come from that problem.

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