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Which of these is a correct step in constructing congruent line segments? use a straightedge to draw two equal arcs from the end points use a compass to join the end points of the line segment use a straightedge to measure the length of the line segment use a compass to create the distance between the end points

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  1. rajfk35
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    @hoblos

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    i think its c

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    yeah it's c ... you measure the length of the segment and draw the other with the same length

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    yay thanks

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    Straightedges do NOT have markings on them like rulers do. So how can you measure anything with a straightedge?

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  6. hoblos
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    ah really! i though they mean a ruler by 'Straightedges' !! sorry my english is not that good ! :$

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  7. jim_thompson5910
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    you would actually use a compass to measure any and all distances

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    even if it has markings, you are "not supposed to directly measure" in euclid's constructions

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  9. rajfk35
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    so is not c?

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    you can strike off all options that have measure in them

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  11. hoblos
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    no it's not.. sorry! as @jim_thompson5910 said.. it's d

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    okay

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