Step 4. Draw in the hexagon (figure 31, view C).
e. Pentagon, (figure 32 on the following page). In the following subparagraphs, we will discuss the procedures for constructing a pentagon. We have to draw a pentagon inscribed in a circle of diameter A. To draw this pentagon, perform the following steps:
Step 1. Construct a circle of diameter A.
Step 2. Define points 0, 1, and 2 as shown in view A.
Step 3. Bisect line 0-1 and define the midpoint as point 3 (figure 32, view A). Step 4. Define point 4 as shown in view A.
Step 5. Using a compass set on point 3, construct an arc through point 4 and line 2-0.
Step 6. Define the intersection of the arc and line 2-0 as point 5.
Step 7. Using a compass set on point 4, construct an arc through point 5 and the edge of the circle (view B).
Step 8. Define the intersection of this arc and the circle as point 6 (figure 32, view C, on the previous page).
Step 9. Using a compass, mark off the distance 4-6 around the circumference of the circle as shown in view C.
Step 10. Draw in the pentagon (view C).
f. Octagon, (figure 33). In this problem we have to draw an octagon D across the flats. To draw this octagon, perform the following steps:
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