Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 1 - Section 1.3 - Early Definitions and Postulates - Exercises: 29


Line segment $\overline{MN}$

Work Step by Step

Draw a point labeled M towards the left of line l. Use your compass to measure the length of segment AB. Align one end of the compass with point M and with the other end make a mark along line l. Now use the compass to measure segment CD. Align one end of the compass with the previously made mark on line l and draw a point, labeled N, where the other end of the compass falls on line l.
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