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Draw a line, say AB, take a point C outside it. Through C, draw a line parallel to AB using ruler and compasses only.

Q 1.     Draw a line, say AB, take a point C outside it. Through C, draw a line parallel to AB using ruler and compasses only.

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1. Draw the line AB

2. Mark any point C outside AB and a point D on AB

3. Join CD

 

4. Draw an arc with convenient radius with D as centre cutting AB at E and DC at F  

5. With the same radius as in step 4 draw an arc IGH with C as a centre and cutting line AC at G.

6 Place one tip of the compass on E and adjust the opening so that pencil tip touches at F. 

7. With the same opening in step 6 and G as centre cut an arc at J on IGH.

8. Join CJ and extend the line. This line will be parallel to AB

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