Q. 14.6( 14 Votes )

Draw a line segment AB = 5 cm and draw its perpendicular bisector.

Answer :

Steps of Construction:

1. Draw a line segment AB = 5 cm

2. With A as centre and radius equal to more than half of AB, draw two arcs, one above AB and one below AB.

3. With B as centre and the same radius draw two arcs which cut the previously drawn arcs at C and D.

4. Join CD, intersecting AB at E.

Therefore, CD is the perpendicular bisector of AB at point E.

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