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Q.2 Draw any line segment \(\overline{PQ} \) . Take any point R not on it. Through R, draw a perpendicular to \(\overline{PQ} \) . (Use ruler and set square).


Answer :

(i) Place a set-square on PQ such that one arm of its right angle aligns along PQ
(ii) Place a ruler along the edge opposite to the right angle of the set-square.
(iii) Hold the ruler fixed. Slide the set square along the ruler till the point R touches the other arm of the set square.
(iv) Join RM along the edge through R meeting PQ at M. Then RM perpendicular PQ.

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