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Construct the diagrams from the given information then check your accuracy.

Level 1 Level 2 Description More Construction

This is level 1; Construct the diagrams using a ruler and pair of compasses. Give your answers in centimetres to one decimal place.

1. At the top of a page draw a horizontal straight line, AB, 13cm long.
Point C lies on this line exactly 4cm from the point A.
Draw the point D further down the page such that AD is 15cm
and BD is 15cm.
Measure the distance CD.

cm Correct Wrong

2. In the centre of a page draw a vertical line, AC, that is 15cm long.
DB is the perpendicular bisector of AC and AC is the perpendicular bisector of DB.
DB is 12cm long.
Measure the length of one side of rhombus ABCD.

cm Correct Wrong

3. Draw triangle ABC such that:
AB is 10.7cm, BC is 13.2cm and CA is 13.5cm.
Use compasses and ruler to bisect the angle BÂC and extend this bisector until it reaches line BC at point D.
Measure the distance CD.

cm Correct Wrong

4. Draw the perpendicular bisector of a 11.9cm horizontal line and use it to draw an isoceles triangle of height 14.2cm.
What is the length of either of the two sloping sides of the triangle.

cm Correct Wrong

5. XY is the diameter of a semicircle. XY is of length 12.5cm.
The point Z lies on the curved side of the semicircle such that XZ is 8.9cm.
What is the distance from Z to Y?

cm Correct Wrong

This is Constructions level 1. You can also try:
Level 2


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Description of Levels



Level 1 - Construct the diagrams using a ruler and pair of compasses

Level 2 - Construct the diagrams using a ruler and protractor


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