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# Compass Drawing

## Definition of Compass Drawing

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

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

### Example of Compass Drawing

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

### Solved Example on Compass Drawing

#### 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.