Chapter 3.4, Problem 23E

### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
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# In Exercises 23 to 26, use line segments of length a and c as shown.Construct the right triangle with hypotenuse of length c and a leg of length a.Exercises 23-26

To determine

To draw:

The right triangle with hypotenuse of length c and leg of length a.

Explanation

Given:

The following figure shows the given diagram.

Figure (1)

Approach:

Consider a line and draw a circle with radius a and center E. mark the intersection points as shown in figure below.

Figure (2)

Consider point H and G as center and draw two center of equal radius and denote the intersection points as shown below.

Figure (3)

Draw the line IEÂ¯ that bisects HGÂ¯ perpendicularly as shown below.

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