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# MODULE: Monge's Theorem.

## Part 3: Monge's Theorem.

Using the script from Part 2, and the tools available in
Sketchpad, we are now able to try to make the construction
for Monge's Theorem.
Do just that. That is, draw any three circles (of different
radii), then use the script on each pair of circles to get the
common external tangents.

Can you see any relationships involving the external
tangents? Change the positions and radii of your three
circles to see if your conjecture holds for a variety of
values.

Make sure you make your conjecture before seeing the next
page; it is an illustration of the result.

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