How to draw the perpendicular to the line? Please give the example with steps.

Asked by prashant.jain | 5th Jan, 2010, 06:50: PM

Expert Answer:

Steps of Construction for drawing perpendicular to the line.

(1) Draw a line segment AB.

(2) Taking A as a centre take two arcs one above and one below the line segment.

(3) Now, Taking B as a centre take two arcs one above and one below the line segment.

(4) Name the points where the two arcs intersect as P and Q.

(5) Join PQ.

(6) The line PQ is the perpendicular line to the line AB

Answered by  | 6th Jan, 2010, 10:10: AM

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