Suppose we are given line segment (AB) 

 

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We need to draw its copy

 

Let’s follow these steps

 

 

Draw a line l

mark point P on it

Drawing a copy of given line segment - Part 2

 

  1. Measure line segment (AB) using compass

Drawing a copy of given line segment - Part 3

3. Now keeping compass opened the same length.

    We keep pointed end at point P,

    and draw an arc on line l

 

Drawing a copy of given line segment - Part 4

So, the required line segment is PQ

  1. Chapter 14 Class 6 Practical Geometry
  2. Concept wise

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 10 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.