Exam-Style Question on Construction Mensuration
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Question id: 127. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper (specimen) for 2017. The use of a calculator is allowed.
The diagram, drawn to scale, shows a right-angled triangle ABC.
Construct using a ruler and a pair of compasses a rectangle, DEFG, equal in area to the area of the triangle ABC and with DE the same length as AB.
You must show all your construction lines.
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