# How to make a pentagon with a compass?

#### Understand the Problem

The question is asking for a step-by-step guide on how to draw a pentagon using a compass and possibly a straightedge. This involves understanding the geometric construction of a regular pentagon.

#### Answer

Use a compass to draw a circle, create perpendicular bisectors, and use the intersections to form a pentagon.

The final answer is that you can draw a pentagon using a compass by following the steps outlined above.

##### Answer for screen readers

The final answer is that you can draw a pentagon using a compass by following the steps outlined above.

#### More Information

Drawing a pentagon using a compass involves creating accurate perpendicular bisectors and arcs to determine the vertices.

#### Tips

Make sure the compass settings are consistent and maintain the correct radius from the center of the circle throughout the construction.

#### Sources

- How to Draw a Pentagon with a Compass - Prop Agenda - Eric Hart - props.eric-hart.com
- How to draw a regular pentagon with compass and straightedge - math.stackexchange.com