** Definition of Compass Drawing**

- Compass is a tool used for drawing circles, arcs or other geometrical constructions.

**More about Compass Drawing**

- There are two arms in a compass. One arm is sharp and other arm can hold a pencil for construction.

**Example of Compass**

- The above figure is a compass and is used to draw circles of different radii.

**Solved Example on Compass Drawing**

Identify the correct statement for the construction.

Choices:

A. Use a compass to bisect all three angles in a triangle. Use the point of intersection of the bisectors as the center of a circle that circumscribes the triangle.

B. Use a compass to bisect all three angles in a triangle. Use the point of intersection of the bisectors as the center of a circle that is inscribed in the triangle.

C. Use a compass to draw the perpendicular bisectors of the three sides in a triangle. Use the point of intersection of these bisectors as the center of a circle that circumscribes the triangle.

D. Use a compass to draw the perpendicular bisectors of the three sides in a triangle. Use the point of intersection of these bisectors as the center of a circle that is inscribed in the triangle.

Correct Answer: B

Solution:

Step 1:The correct statement:

Use a compass to bisect all three angles in a triangle. Use the point of intersection of the bisectors as the center of a circle that is inscribed in the triangle.

**Related Terms for Compass Drawing**

- Arc
- Circle
- Radius