# How to locate root 2 on a number line?

@guptaindustries39; correctly answered the question. good effort! Keep posting!

To understand the whole method please go through the video given in our study material. It is very well explained there.

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using pythagorus

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by using pythagorus

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by taking root ka square and one ka square

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can u explain what is the pythagorus?

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ok.......... thanks.

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• Draw a number line, mark a point O, at 0.
• Now take 1 unit(with any measurment), mark it as point A.
• Draw a ray AB, such that AB=1 unit,perpendicular to line OA.
• Join OB.
• Now, take your compass,with centre O and radius OB; draw arc intersecting numberline at C.
• Point C represents root 2 on number line
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easy.

draw a numberline....

u may hav to take 5 cm =1 unit to represnt it bigger.

mark 0 as O.now from 1 cm on the numberline, draw a line of 1 cm [ like making a right angle].mark it as A.join OA.with OA as radius draw an arc to meet the numberline.mark this point as B.this is root 2.

got it..... thumb ups pls..........

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