Construct an equilateral triangle, given its side & justify the constructions

Asked by  | 29th Jul, 2008, 05:03: PM

Expert Answer:

Construct an equilateral triangle of side 6 cm

Steps :

step 1 : draw a straight line AB of 6 cm with ruler.

step 2 : take a compass n open it 6cm n measure with ruler. place it on point a n make an arc.

step 3 : now place that compass on point B n draw one more arc on the same side n cut the first one

step 4 : where these 2 arcs cut each other that is point C. now join AC and BC

An equilateral triangle ABC is ready.

Answered by  | 30th Jul, 2008, 06:24: PM

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