



 
Madeeha, I can get you started. Take a compass and set the distance between the metal point and the pencil point to be 3/4 of the distance between the trees in the diagram. In the scale of the diagram this is 30 feet. Put the metal point at the location of the first tree and draw a circle. If a lamppost is to be 30 feet from the first tree it must be on this circle. Can you complete the problem now?  


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