Construct an equilateral triangle, given its side AB = 6 cm and justify the construction.

Given, length of equilateral side = 6 cm

**Steps of construction**

(i) First, draw a line segment BC = 6 cm.

(ii) Taking 6 and C as centre and radius 6 cm, draw

two arcs.

(iii) The arc of step (ii) cut any point A join the lines. AB and AC.