CBSE Class 8 Answered
Construct a rectangle ABCD in which side BC = 5 cm and diagonal BD = 6.2 cm.
Steps of Construction:
(i) Draw BC = 5 cm.
(ii) Draw CX ⊥ BC.
(iii) With B as centre and radius 6.2 cm draw an arc, cutting CX at D.
(iv) Join BD.
(v) With D as centre and radius 5 cm, draw an arc.
(vi) With B as centre and radius equal to CD draw another arc, cutting the previous arc at A.
(vii) Join AB and AD.
Then, ABCD is the required rectangle.