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Construct a Regular Hexagon of Side 4 Cm. Construct a Circle Circumscribing the Hexagon. - ICSE Class 10 - Mathematics

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Question

Construct a regular hexagon of side 4 cm. Construct a circle circumscribing the hexagon.

Solution

Steps of constructions:

1) Draw a circle of radius 4 cm with centre O.

2) Since  `360^@/6 = 60^@`, draw radii OA and OB, such that ∠AOB = 60°

3) Cut off arcs BC, CD, DE, EF and each equal to arc AB on given circle.

4) Join AB, BC, CD, DE, EF and FA to get required regular hexagon ABCDEF in a given circle.

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 2009-2010 (March) (with solutions)
Question 11.1 | 3.00 marks

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Solution Construct a Regular Hexagon of Side 4 Cm. Construct a Circle Circumscribing the Hexagon. Concept: Circumscribing and Inscribing a Circle on a Regular Hexagon.
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