Questions

 Using a ruler, a pair of compasses only construct triangle XYZ such that XY = 6cm, YZ = 8cm and ∠XYZ = 75^{o}
 Measure line XZ and ∠XZY
 Draw a circle that passes through X, Y and Z
 A point M moves such that it is always equidistant from Y and Z. construct the locus of M and define the locus


Construct a triangle ABC in which AB=6cm, BC = 7cm and angle ABC = 75^{o}
Measure Length of AC
 Angle ACB
 Locus of P is such that BP = PC. Construct P
 Construct the locus of Q such that Q is on one side of BC, opposite A and angle BQC = 30^{o}

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 Locus of P and locus of Q meet at X. Mark x
 Construct locus R in which angle BRC 120^{o}
 Show the locus S inside triangle ABC such that XS ≥SR

Construct a triangle ABC in which AB=6cm, BC = 7cm and angle ABC = 75^{o}

Use a ruler and compasses only for all constructions in this question.

 Construct a triangle ABC in which AB=8cm, and BC=7.5cm and ∠ABC=112½°
 Measure the length of AC

By shading the unwanted regions show the locus of P within the triangle ABC such that
 AP ≤ BP

AP >3cm
Mark the required region as P
 Construct a normal from C to meet AB produced at D
 Locate the locus of R in the same diagram such that the area of triangle ARB is ¾ the area of the triangle ABC.


On a line AB which is 10 cm long and on the same side of the line, use a ruler and a pair of compasses only to construct the following.
 Triangle ABC whose area is 20 cm2 and angle ACB = 90^{o}

 The locus of a point P such that angle APB = 45^{o}.
 Locate the position of P such that triangle APB has a maximum area and calculate this area.

A garden in the shape of a polygon with vertices A, B, C, D and E. AB = 2.5m, AE = 10m, ED = 5.2M and DC=6.9m. The bearing of B from A is 030º and A is due to east of E while D is due north of E, angle EDC = 110º,
 Using a scale of 1cm to represent 1m construct an accurate plan of the garden

A foundation is to be placed near to CD than CB and no more than 6m from A,
 Construct the locus of points equidistant from CB and CD.
 Construct the locus of points 6m from A

 shade and label R ,the region within which the foundation could be placed in the garden
 Construct the locus of points in the garden 3.4m from AE.
 Is it possible for the foundation to be 3.4m from AE and in the region?

 Using a ruler and compasses only construct triangle PQR in which QR= 5cm, PR = 7cm and angle PRQ = 135°
 Determine ∠ PQR
 At P drop a perpendicular to meet QR produced at T
 Measure PT
 Locate a point A on TP produced such that the area of triangle AQR is equal to one and – a  half times the area of triangle PQR
 Complete triangle AQR and measure angle AQR

Use ruler and a pair of compasses only in this question.
 Construct triangle ABC in which AB = 7 cm, BC = 8 cm and ∠ABC = 60^{o}.

Measure
 side AC
 ∠ ACB
 Construct a circle passing through the three points A, B and C. Measure the radius
 Construct â PBC such that P is on the same side of BC as point A and ∠ PCB = ½ ∠ ACB, ∠ BPC = ∠ BAC measure ∠ PBC.

Without using a set square or a protractor:
 Construct triangle ABC in which BC is 6.7cm, angle ABC is 60^{o }and ∠BAC is 90^{o}.
 Mark point D on line BA produced such that line AD =3.5cm

Construct:
 A circle that touches lines AC and AD
 A tangent to this circle parallel to line AD

Use a pair of compasses and ruler only in this question;
 Draw acute angled triangle ABC in which angle CAB = 37½^{o}, AB = 8cm and CB = 5.4cm. Measure the length of side AC (hint 37½^{o }= ½ x 75^{o})

On the triangle ABC above:
 On the same side of AC as B, draw the locus of a point X so that angle AXC = 52½^{o}
 Also draw the locus of another point Y, which is 6.8cm away from AC and on the same side as X
 Show by shading the region P outside the triangle such that angle APC ≥52 ½^{o }and P is not less than 6.8cm away from AC
Answers



XYZ = 42^{o}+ 1^{o}
XZ = 8.8 + 0.1 cm 
Bisecting any two sides
Drawing the circle 
Perpendicular bisector of YZ
Identification of locus of M

 AC = 8 cm ±0.1
∠ACB = 460 ±10 
 AC = 12.9 ±0.1cm

 Line and well shaded B2
 h = 7 ±0.1
 ΔABC _____ Area = ½ x 8 x 7cm
= 28cm
i.e. ¾ x 28 = Area for ARB
= 21cm
i.e. ½ x 8 x h = 21
h = 5.25

MP = 12 cm
Area â APB = ½ x 10 x 12 = 60 cm^{2} 

 Yes



 ∠ PQR = 26° + 1°
 4.9 ± 0.1cm
 AT = u = 8.7cm
 ∠AQR = 37 ± 1



AB = 7 cm, BC = 8 cm
â¡ ABC = 60^{o} 
AC = 7.6 + 0.1 cm
â¡ ABC = 53^{o }±0.1  Perpendicular bisectors of any two sides.
Circle drawn
Radius = 4.4.±0.1. cm 
â¡ ACB bisected
Bisection line drawn to cut circle at P
â¡BPC = â¡BAC = 67^{o}
â¡ PBC = 88 ± 0.1^{o}

AB = 7 cm, BC = 8 cm
 B1 – Line AC
B1 Line AB
B1 AD
B3 – Drawing correct circle
B2 Tangent correctly drawn 

B1 for constructing 150^{o}B1 for constructing 75^{o}B1 for completing triangle ABC
B1 for AC = 8.8 ± 0.1 
 B1 For locating locus centre
B1 for locus of X 
B1 for constructing arcs 6.8cm from AC
B1 for locus Y
 B1 For locating locus centre
 B2 for shading the locus of P

B1 for constructing 150^{o}B1 for constructing 75^{o}B1 for completing triangle ABC