# NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 14 Practical Geometry Ex 14.6

Ncert Solutions For Class 6 Maths Chapter 14 Practical Geometry Ex 14.6 Practical Geometry Exercise 14.6  Ncert Solutions For Class 6 Maths Chapter 14 Practical Geometry Ex 14.6 Chapter 14 Practical Geometry Class 6 Chapter 14 Maths Chapter 14 Class 6 Maths Maths Class 6 Chapter 14 Maths Chapter 14 Class 6 Ncert Maths Class 6 Chapter 14 Ncert Solutions For Class 6 Maths Chapter 14 Practical Geometry Class 6 Maths Chapter 14 Practical Geometry Ex 14.6 Class 6 Maths Ncert Solutions

## NCERT Solutions for Class 6 Maths Chapter 14 Practical Geometry Ex 14.6

Question 1.
Draw ∠POQ of measure 75° and find its line of symmetry.
Solution : Step 1. Draw a ray OQ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯.
Step 2. Place the center of the protractor at O and the ∠ero edge along OQ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯.
Step 3. Start with 0 near Q. Mark point P at 75°
Step 4. Join OP¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯. Then, ∠POQ = 75°.
Step 5. With O as center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠POQ. Label the points of intersection as F and Q’.
Step 6. With Q’ as center, draw (in the interior of ∠POQ) an arc whose radius is more than half the length Q’F.
Step 7. With the same radius and with F as center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠POQ. Let
the two arcs intersect at R. Then, OR¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠POQ which is also the line of symmetry of ∠POQ as ∠POR = ∠ROQ.

Question 2.
Draw an angle of measure 147° and construct its bisector.
Solution : Step 1. Draw OQ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ of any length.
Step 2. Place the center of the protractor at O and the ∠ero edge along OQ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯.
Step 3. Start with 0 near Q. Mark a point P at 147°.
Step 4. Join OP. Then, ∠POQ = 147°.
Step 5. With O as center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠POQ. Label the points of intersection as F and Q’.
Step 6. With Q’ as center, draw (in the interior of ∠POQ) an arc whose radius is more than half the length Q’F.
Step 7. With the same radius and with F as center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠POQ. Let the two arcs intersect at R. Then, OR¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠POQ.

Question 3.
Draw a right angle and construct its bisector.
Solution :
Step 1. Draw a ray OQ.
Step 2. Place the center of the protractor at O and the ∠ero edge along OQ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯.
Step 3. Start with 0 near Q. Mark point P at 90°.
Step 4. Join OP¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯. Then, ∠POQ = 90°.
Step 5. With O as center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠POQ. Label the points of intersection as F and Q’.
Step 6. With Q’ as center, draw (in the interior of ∠POQ) an arc whose radius is more than half th length Q’F.
Step 7. With the same radius and with P center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠POQ the two arcs intersect at R. Then, OR¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠POQ. Question 4.
Draw an angle of measure 153° and divide it into four equal parts.
Solution :
Step 1. Draw a ray OQ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯.
Step 2. Place the center of the protractor at O and the ∠ero edge along OQ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯.
Step 3. Start with 0 near Q. Mark a point P at 153°.
Step 4. Join OP. Then, ∠POQ = 153°.
Step 5. With O as the center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠POQ. Label the points of intersection as F and Q.
Step 6. With Q’ as the center, draw (in the interior of ∠POQ) an arc whose radius is more than half the length Q’F.
Step 7. With the same radius and with F as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠POQ. Let the two arcs intersect at R. Then, OR¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠POQ. Step 8. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠ROQ. Label the points of intersection as B and A.
Step 9. With A as a center, draw (in the interior of ∠ROQ) an arc whose radius is more than half the length AB.
Step 10. With the same radius and with B as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠ROQ. Let the two arcs intersect at S. Then, OS¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠ROQ.
Step 11. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠POR. Label the points of intersection as D and C.
Step 12. With C as a center, draw (in the interior of ∠POR) an arc whose radius is more than half the length CD.
Step 13. With the same radius and with D as centre, draw another arc in the interior of ∠POR. Let the two arcs intersect at T. Then, OT¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠POR. Thus, OS¯¯¯¯¯¯¯OR¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ and OT¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ divide ∠POQ = 153° into four equal parts.

Question 5.
Construct with ruler and compasses, angles of following measures:
(a) 60°
(b) 30°
(c) 90°
(d) 120°
(e) 45°
(f) 135°.
Solution :
(a) Construction of an angle of measure 60° Step 1. Draw a line PQ and mark a point O on it.
Step 2. Place the pointer of the compasses at O and draw an arc of convenient radius which cuts the line PQ at a point say A.
Step 3. With the pointer at A (as center), now draw an arc that passes through O.
Step 4. Let the two arcs intersect at B. Join OB. We get ∠BOA whose measure is 60°.

(b) Construction of an angle of measure 30° Step 1. Draw a line PQ and mark a point O on it.
Step 2. Place the pointer of the compasses at O and draw an arc of convenient radius which cuts the line PQ at a point say A.
Step 3. With the pointer at A (as center), now draw an arc that passes through O.
Step 4. Let the two arcs intersect at B. Join OB. We get ∠BOA whose measure is 60°.
Step 5. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠BOA. Label the points of intersection as D and C.
Step 6. With C as a center, draw (in the interior of ∠BOA) an arc whose radius is more than half the length CD.
Step 7. With the same radius and with D as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠BOA. Let the two arcs intersect at E. Then, OE¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠BOA, i.e., ∠BOE = ∠EOA = 30°.

(c) Construction of an angle of measure 90° Step 1. Draw any line PQ and take a point O on it.
Step 2. Place the pointer of the compasses at O and draw an arc of convenient radius which cuts the line at A.
Step 3. Without disturbing the radius on the compasses, draw an arc with A as a center which cuts the first arc at B.
Step 4. Again without disturbing the radius on the compasses and with B as a center, draw an arc which cuts the first arc at C.
Step 5. Join OB and OC.
Step 6. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠COB. Label the points of intersection as D and E.
Step 7. With E as a center, draw (in the interior of ∠COB) an arc where the radius is more than half the length ED.
Step 8. With the same radius and with D as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠COL. Let
the two arcs intersect at F. Join OF¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯. Then, OF¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠COB, i.e., ∠COF = ∠FOB. Now, ∠ FOQ = 90°.

(d) Construction of an angle of measure 120° Step 1. Draw any line PQ and take a point O on it.
Step 2. Place the pointer of the compass es at O and draw an arc of convenient radius which puts the line at A. • ‘
Step 3. Without disturbing the radius on the compasses, draw an arc with A as a center which cuts the first arc at B.
Step 4. Again without disturbing the i alius > on the compasses and with B as a center, draw an arc which cuts the first arc at C. .
Step 5. Join OC. Then, ∠COA is the required angle whose measure is 120°.

(e) Construction of an angle of measure 45° Step 1. Draw any line PQ and take a point O on it.
Step 2. Place the pointer of the compasses at O and draw an arc of convenient radius which cuts the line at A.
Step 3. Without disturbing the radius on the compasses, draw an arc with A as a center which cuts the first arc at B.
Step 4. Again without disturbing the radius on the compasses and with B as a center, draw an arc which cuts the first arc at C.
Step 5. Join OB and OC.
Step 6. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠COB. Label the points of intersection as D and E.
Step 7. With E as a center, draw (in the interior of ∠COB) an arc whose radius is more than half the length ED.
Step 8. With the same radius and with D as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠COB. Let the two arcs intersect at F. Join OF. Then, ∠FOQ = 90°.
Step 9. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays to ∠FOQ. Label the points of the intersection as G and H.
Step 10. With H as a center, draw (in the interior of. ∠FOQ) an arc whose radius is more than half the length HG.
Step 11. With the same radius and with G as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠FOQ. Let the two arcs intersect at I. Join OI. Then, OI is the bisector of ∠FOH, i.e., ∠FOI = ∠IOH. Now,
∠FOI = ∠IOH = 45°.

(f) Construction of an angle of measure 135° it. Step 1. Draw any line PQ and take a point O on it.
Step 2.
Place the pointer of the compasses at O and draw an arc of convenient radius which cuts the line at A.
Step 3. Without disturbing the radius on the compasses, draw an arc with A as a center which cuts the first arc at B.
Step 4. Again without disturbing the radius on the compasses and with B as a center, draw an arc which cuts the first arc at C.
Step 5. Join OB and OC.
Step 6. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠COB. Label the points of intersection as D and E.
Step 7. With E as the center, draw (in the interior of ∠COB) an arc whose radius is more than half the length ED.
Step 8. With the same radius and with D as the center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠COB. Let the two arcs intersect at F. Join OF¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯. Then, OF¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠COB, i.e., ∠COF = ∠FOB. Now, ∠FOQ = 90°.
Step 9. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠POF. Label the points of intersection as G and H.
Step 10. With H as center draw (in the interior of ∠POF) an arc whose radius is more than half the length HG.
Step 11. With the same radius and with G as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠POF. Let
the two arcs intersect at I. Join 01. Then, OI¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠POF, i.e., ∠GOI = ∠IOF. Now, ∠IOQ = 135°.

Question 6.
Draw an angle of measure 45° and bisect it.
Solution : Step 1. Draw any line PQ and take a point O on it.
Step 2. Place the pointer of the compasses at O and draw an arc of convenient radius which cuts the line at A. ’
Step 3. Without disturbing the radius on the compasses, draw an arc with A as a center which cuts the first arc at B.
Step 4. Again without disturbing the radius on the compasses and with B as a center, draw an arc which cuts the first arc at C.
Step 5. Join OB and OC.
Step 6. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠COB. Label the points of intersection as D and E.
Step 7. With E as a center, draw (in the interior of ∠COB) an arc whose radius is more than half the length ED.
Step 8. With the same radius and with D as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠COB. Let
the two arcs intersect at F. Join OF. Then ∠FOQ = 90°.
Step 9. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠FOQ. Label the points of intersection on G and H.
Step 10. With G as a center, draw in the interior of ∠FOQ) an arc whose radius is more than half the length HG.
Step 11. With the same radius and with G as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠FOQ. Let the two arcs intersect at I. Join OI. Then OI is the bisector of ∠FOQ, i.e., ∠FOI = ∠IOH. Now, ∠FOI = ∠IOH = 45°.
Step 12. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠IOH. Label the points of intersection as J and K.
Step 13. With K as a center, draw (in the interior of ∠IOH) an arc whose radius is more than half the length KJ.
Step 14. With the same radius and with J as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠IOH. Let the two arcs intersect at L. Join OL. Then OL is the bisector of ∠IOH, i.e., ∠IOL = ∠LOK 2212 .

Question 7.
Draw an angle of measure 135° and bisect it.
Solution : Step 1. Draw any line PQ and take a point O on.
Step 2. Place the pointer of the compasses at’ and draw an arc of convenient radius which cul line at A.
Step 3. Without disturbing the radius on the compasses, draw an arc with A as a center which cuts the first arc at B.
Step 4. Again without disturbing the radius on the compasses and with B as a center, draw an arc which cuts the first arc at C.
Step 5. Join OB and OC.
Step 6. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠COB. Label the points of intersection as D and E.
Step 7. With E as a center, draw (in the interior of ∠COB) an arc whose radius is more than half the length ED.
Step 8. With the same radius and with D as a center, draw another arc in the interior of ∠COB. Let
the two arcs intersect at F. Join OF¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯. Then OF¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠COB, i.e., ∠COF = ∠FOB. Now, ∠FOQ = 90°.
Step 9. With O as a center and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠POF. Label the points of intersection as G and H.
Step 10. With G as a center, draw in the interior of ∠POF an arc whose radius is more than half the length HG.
Step 11. With the same radius and with H as a centre, draw another arc in the interior of ∠POF. Let
the two arcs intersect at I. Join OI¯¯¯¯¯¯. Then OI¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠POF, i.e., ∠POI = ∠IOF. Now, ∠IOQ = 135°. .
Step 12. With O as centre and using compasses, draw an arc that cuts both rays of ∠IOQ. Label the points of intersection as J and K.
Step 13. With K as centre, draw (in the interior of ∠IOQ) an arc whose radius is more than half the length KJ.
Step 14. With the same radius and with J as centre, draw another arc in the interior of ∠IOQ. Let the two arcs intersect at L. Join OL¯¯¯¯¯¯¯. Then OL¯¯¯¯¯¯¯ is the bisector of ∠IOQ, i.e., ∠IOL = ∠LOQ.

Question 8.
Draw an angle of 70°. Make a copy of it using only a straight edge and compasses.
Solution :
Steps of construction
1. Construct an angle ABC = 70°.
2. Take a line z and mark a point D on it.
3. Fix the compasses pointer on B and draw an arc which cuts the sides of ∠ABC at D and E.
4. Without changing the compasses setting, place the pointer on P and draw an arc which cuts ∠ at Q.
5. Open the compasses equal to length DE.  6. Without disturbing the radius on compasses, place its pointer at Q and draw an arc which cuts the previous arc at R.
7. Join PR and draw ray PR. It gives ∠RPQ which is the required angle whose measure is equal to the measure of ∠ABC.

Question 9.
Draw an angle of 40°. Copy its supplementary angle.
Solution :
Steps of construction  1. Draw ∠CAB = 40°.
2. Draw a line I and mark a point P on it.
3. Place the pointer of the compasses on A and draw an arc which cuts extended BA at E and AC at F.
4. Without changing the radius on compasses, place its pointer at P and draw an arc which cuts l at Q.
5. Open the length of compasses equal to EF.
6. Without disturbing the radius on compasses, place its pointer at Q and draw an arc which cuts the previous arc at R.
7. Join QR and draw ray QR. It gives ∠RQS which is the required angle whose measure