Let’s take an example

 

  1. Given a line l
    with point P marked on it
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  2. Put ruler on the line so that line is exactly above the ruler
    27.jpg

 

3. Place set-square on top of the scale

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  1. Move set square so that its edge is at the point P
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  2. Draw a line along the edge of the set square, keeping set-square firm
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    So, PQ is the line perpendicular to l


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  1. Chapter 14 Class 6 Practical Geometry
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