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Details for problem "Mark point on line segment with specified distance"

Quickname: 4600

Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 5 Grade 6

Elementary School, Primary School, Junior High School, Middle School.


On a given line segment AB, mark point C with distance x to A or B.


On a given line segment AB, mark point C with distance x to A or B. (Beispiel für die Lösung)


A line segment AB is given. The task is to mark a new point C on this line segment.

The exact position of C is specified by the distance to one of the points A or B.

The line segment's length range can be chosen from multiple options. Regarding the orientation of the line segment presented, it can be specified that it will be

-horizontal only
-horizontal or vertical
-horizontal, vertical or diagonal
-diagonal only

The number of problems is selectable.

Topics: Geometry

Tags: Drawing

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Customization options for this problem

Possible values
Number of problems
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
4cm, 6cm, 8cm, 10cm, 12cm
horizontal, horizontal, vertical, horiz,vert,diagonal, diagonal
1mm, 5mm, 1cm

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