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# Draw any line segment PQ. Without measuring PQ, construct a copy of PQ

**Solution:**

With the help of a ruler and a compass, we can draw a line segment by following steps:

Assume we're given the line segment PQ.

Now, follow these steps

Step 1: Draw a line l and mark point A on it.

Step 2: Using a compass, measure the PQ of a line segment.

Step 3: Now keeping the compass opened the same length.

We keep the pointed end at point A and draw an arc on line l.

So, AB is the required line segment.

NCERT Solutions Class 6 Maths Chapter 14 Exercise 14.3 Question 1

## Draw any line segment PQ. Without measuring PQ, construct a copy of PQ.

**Summary:**

A line segment PQ has been drawn and copy of PQ has been constructed without measuring PQ.

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