Q. 304.0( 5 Votes )

Draw a line segme

Answer :

Steps of Construction:


1.Draw a line segment AB of length 7cm.


2. With A as centre, draw a circle with radius of length equal to 3cm.


3. With B as centre, draw a circle with radius of length equal to 2cm.



4. Draw perpendicular bisector of AB, which cuts AB at O.



5.With O as centre and radius equal to OA(or OB), draw a circle.


6.The Circle of centre O cuts the centre of centre A at C and D.



7. Join BC and BD. Then BC and BD are the required tangents.


8. The circle of centre O cuts circle of centre B at E and F.


9. Join AE and AF. Then AE and AF are the required tangents.



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