   Chapter 1.4, Problem 36E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

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Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
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# In Exercises 33 to 40, use only a compass and a straightedge to perform the indicated constructions. Given: Straight ∠ D E F Construct: A right angle with vertex at E  (HINT: Use Construction 4.) To determine

To construct:

The right angle with vertex at E.

Explanation

Given:

The Straight DEF is given.

The given figure is,

Figure (1)

Approach:

Use compass to make an arc that intersect sides of DEF at point G and H as shown in figure (2).

Figure (2)

With G and H as centre mark two arcs equal radii to intersect at an interior point S of DEF as shown in figure (3)

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