New oly handout: Constructing Diagrams

I’ve added a new Euclidean geometry handout, Constructing Diagrams, to my webpage.

Some of the stuff covered in this handout:

  • Advice for constructing the triangle centers (hint: circumcenter goes first)
  • An example of how to rearrange the conditions of a problem and draw a diagram out-of-order
  • Some mechanical suggestions such as dealing with phantom points
  • Some examples of computer-generated figures

Enjoy.

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One thought on “New oly handout: Constructing Diagrams

  1. Nice handout! The only suggestion I want to make is to remove point X in the geogebra diagram of that HMMT problems. It’s not in the problem’s statement and moreover it spoils the key point.

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