How to Draw a Perfect Circle Without a Compass

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Draw a circle of any size without a compass!

Follow the directions from the video.

Tips:

Make sure it is the thumb's nail that is touching the paper, as it will be smoother and easier when rotating the paper.

To adjust the size of the circle, simply adjust where you are holding the pencil. The closer you are to the tip of the pencil. The smaller the circle will be.

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    Bruh7866

    2 years ago

    Thats awesome bro!

    NICE trick. Only one question: are you able with smaller circles too? I mean, that was a big circle, and I'm trying to do a perfect(sort of) Fibonacci Sequence.

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    CrazySheep

    8 years ago on Introduction

    I was told it's impossible to draw a circle without a compass or likewise. Time to prove them wrong! ^^ Congrats on 1st place.

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    Deathstick

    9 years ago on Introduction

    'Congrats on winning!' You showed something useful in 30 seconds that could be retained in the brain long after! Simple but effective!

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    eulaliaaaa!

    9 years ago on Introduction

    wow that is so simple and obvious i dont know why the trick has not been discoverd before.  But you presented it beatifuly and made very memorable thank you for this great video.  And congratz on the win you deserved it man.

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