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To make figures, we use

  • Ruler
  • Compass
  • Divider
  • Set Square
  • Protractor

 

Ruler

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A ruler as markings in cm and mm.

To measure length, and to draw line segments, we use ruler

For more details, please check how to use a ruler (link)

 

Compass

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A compass has 1 pointed end, and 1 pencil end.

It is used to draw angles, arcs and circle

 

Divider

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Set Squares

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Set squares are two triangular shaped pieces

One has angles 90°, 45°, 45°

Other has angles 90°, 60°, 30°

It is used to draw perpendicular and parallel lines

 

Protractor

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To measure any angle,

We use protector.

It is also called a ‘D’

Learn how to measure angles with a Protractor

 

  1. Chapter 14 Class 6 Practical Geometry
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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 8 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo. You can check his NCERT Solutions from Class 6 to 12.