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9-104.

Jillian is trying to construct a square. She has started by constructing two perpendicular lines, as shown below. If she wants each side of the square to have length , as shown below, describe how she should finish her construction. Homework Help ✎

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How can you use and the axes to create this square?

Jillian should construct an arc centered at with a radius so that it intersects each once (call these intersections ). She should then make two more circles with radius , centered at . The fourth vertex lies where these two circles intersect.