Using a Protractor to Draw an Angle
This shows how to use a protractor to draw an angle - 42° in this example.
We start with a line segment ML. Using a protractor, we draw another line MV at an angle of 42° to it.
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InstructionsClick Next or Run to see a demonstration of how to use a protractor to draw an angle.
For a description of the protractor see The Protractor
For a demonstration of using the protractor to measure an angle see Measuring Angles with a Protractor
Printable step-by-step instructions
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or when a computer is not available.
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