Can someone please draw me this triangle?

Problem 5. Let ABC be a triangle with \BCA = 90, and let D be the foot of the altitude from

C. Let X be a point in the interior of the segment CD. Let K be the point on the segment AX

such that BK = BC. Similarly, let L be the point on the segment BX such that AL = AC. Let M

be the point of intersection of AL and BK.

Show that MK = ML.

Here's my drawing but I'm not sure if it's right. Also it's a little clumsy.

I'm having a problem understanding ''D be the foot of the altitude from C''. Am I to draw a angle from C to form D like I do? Because if so, then I find it strange that they word the next paragraph: ''Let X be a point in the **interior of the segment CD**.'' That doesn't seem to make much sense to call it 'interior' of the segment. It's just segment CD...

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**Paze** I'm having a problem understanding ''D be the foot of the altitude from C''. Am I to draw a angle from C to form D like I do?

Yes, D lies on AB and angle ADC is 90 degrees.

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**Paze** Because if so, then I find it strange that they word the next paragraph: ''Let X be a point in the **interior of the segment CD**.'' That doesn't seem to make much sense to call it 'interior' of the segment. It's just segment CD...

I think it means that X lies between C and D and is different from C and D.

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**emakarov** Yes, D lies on AB and angle ADC is 90 degrees.

I think it means that X lies between C and D and is different from C and D.

Yes, but I would just say: ''Let X be a point on CD''. A point in the interior of a segment means that a segment has been split up into two or more part and the point would be on the inside of one of these...

But thank you, your answer is what they must mean.

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**ibdutt**

Thank you! What program did you use?

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Hello, i work on MS Word. i draw diagrams using insert tab. Enclosing a screen shot for reference.Attachment 28442

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**ibdutt** Hello, i work on MS Word. i draw diagrams using insert tab. Enclosing a screen shot for reference.

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Ah, cool. Thank you!