[Blindmath] constructions in Geometry

White, Jason J jjwhite at ets.org
Fri Nov 20 16:47:08 UTC 2015

> On Nov 20, 2015, at 09:43, Emanuela Ughi via Blindmath <blindmath at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Can I ask to better specify this
> *to have a blind student do Constructions in Geometry* ?
> For example, can you give an example of a "construction" you want the blind
> student do?

It’s usually elementary Euclidean geometry: parallel lines, triangles, polygons, circles, etc. As I remember, you often need to construct a figure in order to prove a theorem.

This is where secondary school students are introduced to mathematical proof.


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