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Draw a line segment AB of length 5.8 cm. Draw the perpendicular bisector of this line segment.

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1. Draw a line segment AB of 5.8cm 

2. With center A and radius more than

AB/2 draw arcs with one on each side of AB

3. With center B and same radius draw arcs cutting the previous arcs at P and Q respectively.

4. Join PQ

Hence, PQ is the perpendicular bisector of AB.

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