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Arc and Ellipse

1. To draw an arc of a circle of given radius tangent to a given


straight line and passing through a given point outside the
line.

2. To draw an arc of a given radius touching two given straight lines


inclined at any angle to each other.

OR
To draw an arc of given radius touching two
straight lines at right 8rngles to each other

To draw an arc of a given radius, touching two given


straight lines making an angle between them.

To draw an arc of a given radius touching a given


straight line and a given circular arc.

To draw an arc of a circle of a given radius touching two given


arcs.

To draw a tangent to a circle


construction
(a)At any point P on the circle.
(b) From any point outside the circle. Op as
a diam

Ellipse

An ellipse is constructed in several methods,


few of which are
1.Four-center method (an approximate method)
2.Concentric circles method
3.Parallelogram or conjugate diameter method.

Four-center method (an approximate method)

b.

Constructing ellipse by concentric


circles method

Constructing an ellipse by parallelogram


method