Equilateral Triangle Construction

In this equilateral triangle construction you will learn how to create an equilateral triangle.

Press play to see the construction or use the arrow buttons to trace each step.

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Step 1: Draw points A and B.

Step 2: Draw segment AB.

Step 3: Draw a circle with center A and radius AB.

Step 4: Draw a circle with center B and radius BA.

Step 5: Find C, the point of intersection between the two circles.

Step 6: Connect A with C.

Step 7: Connect A with B.

Step 8: Triangle ABC is equilateral.

Now, move points A and B and see what happens.




This equilateral triangle construction was created with GeoGebra by Doina Popovici.