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There are 4 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Pair of compasses, you may find related items under Mathematics Tools.

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Making Maths: Stars

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a go at drawing these stars which use six points drawn around a circle. Perhaps you can create your own designs?

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Jomista Mat

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

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Yin Yang

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you reproduce the Yin Yang symbol using a pair of compasses?

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What Is the Circle Scribe Disk Compass?

Age 11 to 16

Introducing a geometrical instrument with 3 basic capabilities.