Let’s take an example

 

Draw a circle of radius 5 cm

Let’s follow these steps

 

  1. Mark point O as center

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       2. Since radius is 5 cm,

   we measure 5 cm using ruler and compass

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  1. Now keeping compass opened the same length.
    We keep pointed end at the center,
    and draw a circle using the pencil end of the compass.
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    So, this is the required circle with center O

    and radius OP = 5 cm

  1. Chapter 14 Class 6 Practical Geometry
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