Construct a line segment of length 5.6 cm using ruler and compasses.

A line segment of length 5.6 cm can be drawn using a ruler and compasses as follows.

(1) Draw a line l and mark a point A on this line.

(2) Place the compasses on the zero mark of the ruler. Open it to place the pencil up to the 5.6 cm mark.

(3) Place the pointer of compasses on point A and draw an arc to cut l at B. AB is the line segment of 5.6 cm length.

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