   Chapter 3.4, Problem 5E ### 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 1 to 6, use line segments of given length a, b and c to perform the constructions. Construct a triangle with the sides a , b , and c .

To determine

To construct:

A triangle with the sides a, b, and c.

Explanation

Given:

Line segments of length a and of length b and length c are given.

Construction:

Step (1): Consider a line segment AB¯ of length a, line segment BC¯ of length b, and line segment AC¯ of length c.

Figure (1)

Step (2): Mark off an arc of length b from point B and an arc of length c from point A. These arcs intersect each other at point C.

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