
Using a Protractor to Draw an Angle
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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.
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
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Related angle topics
General
Angle Types
Angle relationships
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