__maths__>__Construction / Practical Geometry (basics)__>__4 Fundamentals Elements of Practical Geometry__### Constructing a Parallel to a given line

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Which of the following help to construct a parallel to a given line?

- measure using a ruler
- use set-squares to construct a parallel
- use set-squares to construct a parallel

The answer is "use set-squares to construct a parallel".

Which of the following is a meaning for the word "parallel"?

- lines having same distance continuously between them
- lines having same distance continuously between them
- a paragraph of minimum 20 sentences

The answer is "lines having same distance continuously between them".

**Constructing a Parallel **: Set a leg of the set-square on a line and slide the set-square along its diagonal. The parallel can be constructed on the leg.

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