Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Draw the following:

A rectangle with adjacent sides of length 5 cm and 4 cm.

Advertisement

#### Solution

Opposite sides of a rectangle have their lengths of same measure and also, all the interior angles of a rectangle are of 90º measure. The given rectangle ABCD may be drawn as follows.

1) A rough sketch of this rectangle ABCD can be drawn as follows.

2) Draw a line segment AB of 5 cm and an angle of 90º at point A and B.

3) As vertex C and D are 4 cm away from vertex B and A respectively, cut line segments AD and BC, each of 4 cm, from these rays.

]

4) Join D to C.

ABCD is the required rectangle.

Concept: Some Special Cases

Is there an error in this question or solution?