Class 10 Maths Constructions Alternate method to divide a line

Alternate method to divide a line

Let’s divide a line AB in ration 3:2

Steps:

  • Draw Line AB
  • Draw AX making an acute angle with AB.
  • Draw ray BY parallel to AX
  • Locate points A1, A2, A3 on AX & B1, B2 on BY such that AA1 = A1A2 = A2A3 = BB1 = B1B2.
  • Join A3B2 to meet AB at a point C

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