Sum

Construct a rectangle ABCD; if :

BC = 6.1 cm and CD = 6.8 cm.

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#### Solution

Steps:

- Draw BC = 6.1 cm.
- At C, draw ∠PCB = 90°.
- Cut CD = 6.8 cm.
- Draw an arc of radius 6.8 cm from B.
- From D, draw an arc of radius 6.1 cm which meets the first arc at A.
- Join AB and AD.

Thus ABCD is the required rectangle.

Concept: Construction of a Rectangle When Its Length and Breadth Are Given.

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