Let’s take an example


Draw a line segment of length 5 cm

Let’s follow these steps


  1. Draw a line l
    mark point A on it



  1. Since length is 5 cm,
    we measure 5 cm using ruler and compass
  2. Now keeping compass opened the same length.

    We keep pointed end at point A,

    and draw an arc on line l



    So, the required line segment is (AB) = 5 cm

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