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,
ABY = BAX.



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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