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 An Isosceles Triangle

Illustration of the construction used to create an isosceles triangle, given the bases and the sum of…

### Construction Of A Line Divided In Equal Parts

An illustration showing the construction used to divide a line AB into two equal parts; and to erect…

### Construction Of Line Equal To Arc

Illustration used to show how to find a straight line of the same length as a given arc of a circle.

### Land Measurement

"A regular township, according to United States surveys, is 6 miles square and is divided into 36 equal…

### Construction Of An Octagon From a Square

An illustration showing how to construct a regular octagon from a square by cutting off the corners…

### Construction Of Octagon Inscribed In Circle

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

### Construction Of An Octagon

An illustration showing how to construct an octagon on a given line. "Prolong AB to C. With B as center…

### Development Exercise of Octagonal Light Shade

A problem exercise creating a stretched out or developed image of the octagonal light shade by using…

### Development Exercise of Octagonal Roof and True Shape of Rafter

Problem exercise in drawing a development or a stretchout image of the octagonal roof and finding the…

### Construction Of Oval

Illustration used to show how to draw an egg-shaped oval when given the diameters.

### Construction of Oval

Illustration used to construct and oval when given the width.

### Construction of Parabola Given Base and Height

Illustration used to draw a parabola when given the base and height.

### Construction Of Parabola

Illustration used to show how to draw a parabola when the axis and longest double ordinate is given.

### Construction Of A Parallel Line

Illustration of the construction used to create a line parallel to a given line.

### Construction Of A Parallel

An illustration showing the construction used to erect a parallel line. "With C as a center, draw the…

### Construction Of Parallelogram

Illustration used to show how to draw a parallelogram when given the sides and one of the angles.

### Construction Of A Parallelogram

An illustration showing the construction used to erect a parallelogram given two sides and an angle.…

### Parallelogram Used to Construct Equivalent Square

Illustration of a how to construct a square equivalent to a given parallelogram.

### Construction Of A Pentagon Inscribed In A Circle

An illustration showing how to construct a pentagon inscribed in a circle. "Draw the diameter AB, and…

### Construction Of Pentagon Inscribed In Circle

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

### Construction Of A Pentagon On A Line

An illustration showing how to construct a pentagon on a given line. "From B erect BC perpendicular…

### Construction Of A Pentagon On A Line

An illustration showing how to construct a pentagon on a given line without resort to its center. "From…

### Pentagon Constructed to be Similar to Given Pentagons

Illustration of a how to construct a pentagon similar to two given pentagons.

### Construction of Regular Pentagon

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

### Involute of Pentagon

"An involute is a curve generated by unwrapping an inflexible chord from around a polygon. Thus the…

### Construction Of A Perpendicular Bisector Of A Straight Line

Illustration of the construction used to make a perpendicular bisector of a straight line.

### Construction Of A Perpendicular To A Straight Line

Illustration of the construction used to create a perpendicular to a straight line at a given point.

### Construction Of A Perpendicular To A Straight Line

Illustration of the construction used to create a perpendicular to a straight line from a given point…

### Construction Of A Perpendicular

An illustration showing the construction used to erect a perpendicular. "With C as a center, draw the…

### Construction Of A Perpendicular

An illustration showing the construction used to erect a perpendicular from a point to a line. "With…

### Construction Of A Perpendicular

An illustration showing the construction used to erect a perpendicular at the end of a line. "With the…

### Construction Of Polygon Inscribed In Circle

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

### Transfer Polygon

"ABCD to a new base A'B'. With radii AC and BC describe intersection arcs from centers A'B', locating…

### Pentagon Development Prism Exercise

An exercise developed to draw a rolled out or development of the pentagon prism in a 4" by 5" surface.

### Pentagonal Prism Development Exercise

An exercise in drawing a pentagonal prism development or rolled out image in a 4" by 5" area.

### Triangular Prism Development Exercise

An illustration to exercise a stretched out, or development, image of the triangular prism using 4"…

### Triangle Prism Exercise

An illustration to draw triangle prism's development, or stretched out surfaces, in a 4" by 5" surface.

### Axonometric Projection of a Cube

An illustration of Axonometric Projection, or object related by plane of projection, of a cube. The…

### Axonometric Projection of a Rectangular Cube

"The axes or edges, CG and CD, are foreshortened a like amount, while CB is foreshortened twice that…

### Oblique Projection of a Rectangular Cube

A rectangular cube drawn by using oblique projection. The original cube was projected parallel at a…

### Divide A Line Proportionately

An illustration showing the construction used to divide the line AB in the same proportion of parts…

### Development Exercise of Hexagonal Pyramid

A sample exercise problem in completing the top part of the hexagonal pyramid and to create a development,…

### Development Exercise of Oblique Hexagonal Pyramid

A sample exercise problem to complete the top part and create a stretched out image of the oblique hexagonal…

### Development Exercise of Pentagonal Pyramid

A pentagonal pyramid problem exercise to complete the top view of the image, and development, or rolled…

### Development Exercise of Pentagonal Pyramid

The problem exercise in completing the top view and creating the development, or rolled out, image of…

### Construction of Radii of a Circle

Illustration used to draw lines which are radii of a circle where the center is inaccessible.

### Drawing Rectangular Hyperbola

"Let OA and OB be the asymptotes and P a point on the curve. Draw PC and PD. Mark any points on Pc;…

### Rectifying Arc Using Dividers

"In ordinary work the usual way of rectifying an arc is to step around it with the dividers, in spaces…

### Inscribe Regular Octagon in Given Square

"Draw the diagonals of the square. With the corners of the square as centers and radius of half the…

### Construction Of A Regular Polygon On A Line

An illustration showing how to construct a regular polygon on a given line without resort to its center.…

### Construction Of Regular Polygon

Illustration used to show how to draw a regular polygon when given a side of the polygon.

### Draw Reverse or Ogee Curve

Make a perpendicular lines at point B and C, and join by a straight line. Create a desired curve by…

### Intersection of Surface of Revolution and Plane

"A series of planes as S—S are passed perpendicular to the axis of revolution, cutting out the…

### Pentagon Elevation and Projection Scaling

"DE being chosen as an isometric line or axis, a second axis, YY, is drawn isometrically perpendicular…

### Construction Of A Screw Helix

An illustration showing how to construct a screw helix.

### Construction Of A Square Circumscribed About A Circle

An illustration showing how to construct a square circumscribed about a circle. "Draw the diameters…

### Square Constructed Upon A Given Line

An illustration showing how to construct a square upon a given line. "With AB as radius and A and B…

### Construction Of A Square Inscribed In A Circle

An illustration showing how to construct a square inscribed in a circle. "Draw the diameter AB, and…

### Construction Of Square Inscribed In Circle

Illustration used to show how to inscribe a square in a given circle.

### Construction of Square on Given Line

Illustration used to construct a square on a given line.