Q2.    Construct a line segment of length 5.6 cm using ruler and compasses.

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D Divya Prakash Singh

(i) Draw a line ′l′. Mark a point A on this line.

(ii) Place the compasses pointer on the zero mark of the ruler. Open it to place the pencil point up to 5.6 cm mark.

(iii) Without changing the opening of the compasses. Place the pointer on A and cut an arc at B on line l.

\bar{AB} is the required line segment of length 5.6 cm.