Pronunciation: /ˈkʌm pəs/ ?

Picture of a compass
Figure 1: Compass. From [2].

A compass is a tool that can be used to:


  1. compass. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08).
  2. Wentworth, G. A., and Hill, G. A.. First Steps in Geometry, pg 32. Ginn & Company Publishers, 1902. (Accessed: 2010-01-15).
  3. Hill, Thomas. A Second Book in Geometry, pg 57. Brewer and Tileson, 1863. (Accessed: 2010-01-15).

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Compass. 2010-01-15. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.


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2010-01-15: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
2008-07-07: Added vocabulary links, More Information (McAdams, David.)
2007-08-18: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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