# RD Sharma solutions for Class 10 Maths chapter 9 - Constructions [Latest edition]

#### Chapters ## Chapter 9: Constructions

Exercise 9.1Exercise 9.2Exercise 9.3
Exercise 9.1 [Page 4]

### RD Sharma solutions for Class 10 Maths Chapter 9 Constructions Exercise 9.1 [Page 4]

Exercise 9.1 | Q 1 | Page 4

Determine a point which divides a line segment of length 12 cm internally in the ratio 2 : 3 Also, justify your construction.

Exercise 9.1 | Q 2 | Page 4

Divide a line segment of length 9 cm internally in the ratio 4 : 3. Also, give justification of the construction.

Exercise 9.1 | Q 3 | Page 4

Divide a line segment of length 14 cm internally in the ratio 2 : 5. Also, justify your construction.

Exercise 9.1 | Q 4 | Page 4

Draw a line segment of length 8 cm and divide it internally in the ratio 4 : 5

Exercise 9.2 [Pages 9 - 10]

### RD Sharma solutions for Class 10 Maths Chapter 9 Constructions Exercise 9.2 [Pages 9 - 10]

Exercise 9.2 | Q 1 | Page 9

Construct a triangle of sides 4 cm, 5cm and 6cm and then a triangle similar to it whose sides are 2/3 of the corresponding sides of the first triangle. Give the justification of the construction.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 2 | Page 9

Construct a triangle similar to a given ΔABC such that each of its sides is (5/7)th  of the corresponding sides of Δ ABC. It is given that AB = 5 cm, BC = 7 cm and ∠ABC = 50°.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 3 | Page 9

Construct a triangle similar to a given ΔABC such that each of its sides is (2/3)rd of the corresponding sides of ΔABC. It is given that BC = 6 cm, ∠B = 50° and ∠C = 60°.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 4 | Page 9

Draw a ΔABC in which BC = 6 cm, AB = 4 cm and AC = 5 cm. Draw a triangle similar to ΔABC with its sides equal to (3/4)th of the corresponding sides of ΔABC.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 5 | Page 9

Construct a triangle with sides 5 cm, 6 cm and 7 cm and then another triangle whose sides are 7/5 of the corresponding sides of the first triangle. Give the justification of the construction.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 6 | Page 9

Draw a right triangle ABC in which AC = AB = 4.5 cm and ∠A = 90°. Draw a triangle similar to ΔABC with its sides equal to (5/4)th of the corresponding sides of ΔABC.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 7 | Page 9

Draw a right triangle in which the sides (other than hypotenuse) are of lengths 5 cm and 4 cm. Then construct another triangle whose sides are 5/3th times the corresponding sides of the given triangle.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 8 | Page 9

Construct an isosceles triangle whose base is 8 cm and altitude 4 cm and then another triangle whose sides are 3/2 times the corresponding sides of the isosceles triangle.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 9 | Page 9

Draw a triangle ABC with BC = 6 cm, AB = 5 cm and ∠ABC = 60°. Then construct a triangle whose sides are 3/4 of the corresponding sides of the ∆ABC.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 10 | Page 9

Construct a triangle similar to ΔABC in which AB = 4.6 cm, BC = 5.1 cm, ∠A = 60° with scale factor 4 : 5.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 11 | Page 9

Construct a triangle similar to a given ΔXYZ with its sides equal to (3/4)th of the corresponding sides of ΔXYZ. Write the steps of construction.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 12 | Page 9

Draw a right triangle in which sides (other than the hypotenuse) are of lengths 8 cm and 6 cm. Then construct another triangle whose sides are 3/4 times the corresponding sides of the first triangle.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 13 | Page 9

Construct a triangle with sides 5 cm, 5.5 cm and 6.5 cm. Now construct another triangle, whose sides are $\frac{3}{5}$ times the corresponding sides of the given triangle.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 14 | Page 9

Construct a triangle PQR with sides QR = 7 cm, PQ = 6 cm and $\angle$PQR = 60º. Then construct another triangle whose sides are $\frac{3}{5}$ of the corresponiding sides of ∆PQR.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 15 | Page 9

Draw a ∆ABC in which base BC = 6 cm, AB = 5 cm and ∠ABC = 60°. Then construct another triangle whose sides are $\frac{3}{4}$ of the corresponding sides of ∆ABC.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 16 | Page 9

Draw a right triangle in which the sides (other than the hypotenuse) are of lengths 4 cm and 3 cm. Now construct another triangle whose sides are $\frac{3}{5}$ times the corresponding sides of the given triangle.

Exercise 9.2 | Q 17 | Page 10

Construct a ΔABC in which AB = 5 cm. ∠B = 60° altitude CD = 3cm. Construct a ΔAQR similar to ΔABC such that side ΔAQR is 1.5 times that of the corresponding sides of ΔACB.

Exercise 9.3 [Pages 17 - 30]

### RD Sharma solutions for Class 10 Maths Chapter 9 Constructions Exercise 9.3 [Pages 17 - 30]

Exercise 9.3 | Q 1 | Page 17

Draw a circle of radius 6 cm. From a point 10 cm away from its centre, construct the pair of tangents to the circle and measure their lengths. Give the justification of the construction.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 2 | Page 17

Draw a circle of radius 3 cm. Take two points P and Q on one of its extended diameter each at a distance of 7 cm from its centre. Draw tangents to the circle from these two points P and Q. Give the justification of the construction.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 3 | Page 17

Draw a line segment AB of length 8 cm. Taking A as centre, draw a circle of radius 4 cm and taking B as centre, draw another circle of radius 3 cm. Construct tangents to each circle from the centre of the other circle.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 4 | Page 17

Draw two tangents to a circle of radius 3.5 cm form a point P at a distance of 6.2 cm form its centre.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 5 | Page 17

Draw a pair of tangents to a circle of radius 4.5 cm, which are inclined to each other at an angle of 45°.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 6 | Page 18

Draw a right triangle ABC in which AB = 6 cm, BC = 8 cm and ∠B = 90°. Draw BD perpendicular from B on AC and draw a circle passing through the points B, C and D. Construct tangents from A to this circle.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 7 | Page 18

Draw two concentric circles of radii 3 cm and 5 cm. Construct a tangent to smaller circle from a point on the larger circle. Also measure its length.

Exercise 9.3 | Q 39 | Page 30

If the coordinates of points A and B are (-2, -2) and (2, -4) respectively, find the coordinates of P such that AP =(3/7)AB, where P lies on the line segment AB.

## Chapter 9: Constructions

Exercise 9.1Exercise 9.2Exercise 9.3 ## RD Sharma solutions for Class 10 Maths chapter 9 - Constructions

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Concepts covered in Class 10 Maths chapter 9 Constructions are To Construct Tangents to a Circle from a Point Outside the Circle., Basic Geometric Constructions, Division of a Line Segment, Construction of Similar Triangle, Construction of a Tangent to the Circle at a Point on the Circle, Division of a Line Segment, Construction of Tangents to a Circle, Constructions Examples and Solutions.

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