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Draw a line segme

Answer :

In this we are asked to divide it in 4:1 ratio


So, 4+1 = 5


i. Firstly, we have to draw a line segment PQ of length 7 cm


Draw a line with an acute angle from point P



ii. Point the compass on P, and cut the new line with some radius



iii. Place the compass along the line and make 5 arcs. Since we need 5 congruent parts, and name the last one as “E”



iv. Take length of EQ as radius draw an arc from P just below it.


v. Again, take the length of PE as radius and draw an arc which cuts the previous arc from Q, name the intersection point as G. Connect Q and G



vi. Taking the same length that we used in line PP’, draw arcs along GQ and name the points as H, I, J, K



vii. Connect the points along QS and PT



viii. Thus we have divided the line segment as PR:RQ = 4:1


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