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Drawing angles

Here's how to draw the angle PQR = 60°

  1. Draw the line QR

    A line drawn from point Q to R
  2. Place your protractor on the line QR. Ensure that the centre of your protractor is over the point Q. Make a mark at 60°.

    A protractor showing 60 degrees from line Q to R.
  3. Remove the protractor and join Q to the 60° mark. Label this point P.

    A line drawn from Q to P with an angle of 60 degrees from line Q and R.
  4. If necessary, mark the angle.

    A line drawn from Q to P with an angle of 60 degrees from line Q and R.

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