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Construct a Rectangle Abcd; If : Ab = 5.0 Cm and Diagonal Ac = 6.7 Cm. - Mathematics

Sum

Construct a rectangle ABCD; if :

AB = 5.0 cm and diagonal AC = 6.7 cm.

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Solution

Steps :

  1. Draw AB = 5 cm.
  2. At B, draw ∠XBA = 90°.
  3. From A, draw an arc of radius 6.7 cm which meets XB at C.
  4. From C, draw an arc of a radius of 5 cm.
  5. From A, draw an arc of radius equal to BC which meets the first arc at D.
  6. Join AD and CD. Thus ABCD is the required rectangle.
Concept: Construction of a Rectangle When Its Length and Breadth Are Given.
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Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 18 Constructions
Exercise 18 (D) | Q 3.3 | Page 211
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