Q. 35.0( 5 Votes )

To divide a line

Answer :

Given, a line segment AB in the ratio 5:7

A:B = 5:7

Steps of construction:

1. Draw a ray AX, an acute BAX.

2. Draw a ray BY AX,

3. Now, locate the points A1,A2,A3,A4 and A5 on AX and B1,B2,B3,B4,B5 and B6 (Because A:B = 5:7)

4. Join A5B6.

A5B6 intersect AB at a point C.

AC:BC= 5:6

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