This mathematics ClipArt gallery offers 213 illustrations of common geometric constructions. Geometric constructions are made with only the use of a compass and a straight edge. In addition to the constructions of different types of polygons, images include those used to show how to bisect a line, angle, and arc.

### Construction of Dividing Lines

A line which is divided into equal parts, shown by construction and square.

### Construction of an Equal Angle Given a Point and a Straight Line

Illustration of the construction used to create an equal angle given a point in a given straight line…

### Construction of Escribed Circles With Ex-centres

Illustration of the construction used to escribe circles with centres (centers) called ex-centres of…

### Construction to Find the Third Angle of a Triangle When Given Two Angles

Illustration of the construction used to find the third angle of a triangle when two of the angles are…

### Construction of a Circle Through a Given Point that Cuts Chords of Given Lengths From Parallels

Illustration used to construct a circle that shall pass through a given point and cut chords of a given…

### Construction to Inscribe a Circle in a Triangle

Illustration of the construction used to inscribe a circle in a given triangle.

### Construction of a Parallelogram When Given Two Sides and Included Angle

Illustration of the construction used to make a parallelogram when given two sides and the included…

### Construction of Perpendicular Upon a Given Line From an External Point

Illustration to let fall a perpendicular upon a given line from a given external point.

### Construction of Perpendicular From a Given Point on a Straight Line

Illustration of the construction of a perpendicular to a line when given a point O on the straight line.

### Construction of Perpendicular From a Given Point on a Straight Line

Illustration of the construction of a perpendicular to a line when given a point B on the straight line.

### Construction to Describe a Segment of a Circle in Which an Angle Can Be Inscribed

Illustration of the construction used upon a given straight line, to describe a segment of a circle…

### Construction of a Straight Line Divided Into Equal Parts

Illustration of the construction used to divide a straight line into a given number of equal parts.

### Construction of a Straight Line Parallel to a Given Straight Line

Illustration of the construction used to create straight line parallel to a given straight line through…

### Construction of Tangent Line Through a Given Point to a Given Circle

Illustration of the construction used to draw a tangent to a given circle through a given point.

### Construction of a Triangle When Given Two Sides and the Angle Opposite (Ambiguous Case)

Illustration of the construction used to make a triangle when given two sides and the angle opposite…

### Construction of a Triangle When Given Two Sides and the Angle Opposite (Ambiguous Case)

Illustration of the construction used to make a triangle when given two sides and the angle opposite…

### Construction of a Triangle When Given Two Sides and the Angle Opposite (Ambiguous Case)

Illustration of the construction used to make a triangle when given two sides and the angle opposite…

### Construction of a Triangle Given Perimeter, Angle, Altitude

Illustration used to construct a triangle , given the perimeter, one angle, and the altitude from the…

### Construction of a Triangle When Given a Side and Two Angles

Illustration of the construction used to make a triangle when given a side and two angles.

### Construction of a Triangle When Given Three Sides

Illustration of the construction used to make a triangle when given three sides.

### Construction of a Triangle When Given Two Sides and Included Angle

Illustration of the construction used to make a triangle when given two sides and the included angle.

### Curve Inked with Circle Arcs

"Any noncircular curve may be approximated by tangent circle arcs, selecting a center by trial, drawing…

### Intersection of Cylinder and Cone

An illustration of finding an intersection of a cone and cylinder by either cutting the vertex of the…

### Cycloid

"A cycloid is the curve generated by the motion of a point on the circumference of a circle rolled along…

### Intersection of Cylinder and Cone

An illustration of finding an intersection of a cone and cylinder by either cutting the vertex of the…

### Development Exercise of Cylinder

An exercise problem in creating a development or rolled out surface of a cylinder in a 4" by 5" drawing…

### Construction Of A Cyma

An illustration showing how to construct a cyma, or two circle arcs that will tangent themselves, and…

### Determining Points on Ellipse Using Circles

Using C as a center, draw two circles with different diameters. The intersection of the diameter lines…

### Development of Cone

A development, or rolled out, cone where the point A is the meeting point for the sides. The development…

### Development of Cylinder

A rolled out, or development, of the cylinder. The development is created by drawing the top curve with…

### Development of Rectangle Pyramid

The development, or unfolded prism, of the rectangular pyramid. The sides of the prism is joined at…

### Development of Triangle Pyramid

A development, or rolled out, triangle pyramid. The image is created by making an arc at the bottom…

### Development of Two Intersecting Cylinder

A development, or rolled out image, of two cylinders intersecting each other. The large rectangular…

### Construction Used to Divide a Line Into Equal Parts

Illustration used to show how to divide a line into any number of equal parts by construction.

### Construction Of Dividing A Line

Illustration used to show how to divide a given straight line into required number of equal parts.

### Construction Of Dividing A Line

Illustration used to show how to divide a given straight line into required number of equal parts.

### Development Exercise of Dome and True Shape of Hip

A development or rolled out image exercise problem of the dome and finding the true shape of the hip,…

### Drawing Maltese Cross using T-square, Spacers, and Triangles

"Draw three-inch square and one-inch square. From the corners of inner square draw lines to outer square…

### Construction Of An Ellipse Tangent To Two Parallel Lines

An illustration showing how to construct an ellipse parallel to two parallel lines A and B. "Draw a…

### Construction Of Ellipse

Illustration used to show how to draw an ellipse when given the diameters.

### Construction Of Ellipse

Illustration used to show how to draw an ellipse by circular arcs.

### Epicycloid and Hypocycloid

Epicycloid is generated by a circle rolled outside of another circle, whereas a hypocycloid is circle…

### Construction Of An Equal Angle

Illustration used to show how to construct an angle equal to a given angle when given a vertex and a…

### Construction Of An Equal Angle

An illustration showing the construction used to erect an equal angle. "With D as a center, draw the…

### Line Divided Into Equal Parts

Illustration used to show how to divide a given straight line into any number of equal parts.

### Construction Of An Equilateral Triangle Inscribed In A Circle

An illustration showing how to construct an equilateral triangle inscribed in a circle. "With the radius…

### Construction Of Equilateral Triangle

Illustration used to show how to construct an equilateral triangle, with a given line as a side.

### Construction Of Equilateral Triangle

Illustration used to show how to draw an equilateral triangle when given one side.

### Construction Of Equilateral Triangle

Illustration used to show how to draw an equilateral triangle when given the altitude.

### Construction of an External Tangent to 2 Circles

Illustration used to show how "to construct a common external tangent to two given circles."

### Construction of an 2 External Tangents to 2 Circles

Illustration used to show how to construct two common external tangents to two given circles.

### Geometrical Perspective

Geometrical perspective drawing.

### Construction Of Helix

Illustration used to show how to draw a helix when the pitch and the diameter are given.

### Construction Of A Heptagon

An illustration showing how to construct a heptagon, or septagon. "The appotem a in a hexagon is the…

### Construction Of A Hexagon In A Circle

An illustration showing how to construct a hexagon in a given circle. "The radius of the circle is equal…

### Construction Of Hexagon Inscribed In Circle

Illustration used to show how to inscribe a regular hexagon in a given circle.

### Construction of Regular Hexagon

Illustration used to construct a regular hexagon on a given line.

### Hexagon Used to Construct Equivalent Triangle

Illustration of a how to construct a triangle equivalent to a given hexagon/polygon.

### Drawing Hexagonal Figure

"Through the center of the space draw the three construction lines, AB vertical, DE and FG at 30 degrees.…

### Construction of Hexagonal Pyramid

Construction of a regular hexagonal pyramid.