Construct an isosceles triangle whose two equal sides measure 6 cm each and whose base is 5 cm.

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asked Dec 29, 2017 in Class IX Maths by ashu Premium (891 points)
Construct an isosceles triangle whose two equal sides measure 6 cm each and whose base is 5 cm. Draw the perpendicular bisector of its base and show that it passes through the opposite vertex

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answered Dec 29, 2017 by saurav24 Expert (1,404 points)

1.Draw a line segment AB = 5 cm.
2.With A and B as centres, draw two arcs of radius 6 cm and let they intersect each other in C.
3.Join AC and BC to get ΔABC.
4. With A and B as centres, draw two arcs of radius little more than half of AB. Let they intersect each other in P and Q. Join PQ and produce, to pass through C.

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