# Perpendicular to a Line Through a Point Not on the Line

- Author:
- John Stenger

Given a point not on some line ,

- Create a point
on the side of opposite point - Using the
**Compass tool**, create a circlewith radius centered @ point - Using the
**Intersect tool**, create the points of intersectionand between circle and the line - Using the
**Compass tool**, create circlewith radius centered @ point - Using the
**Compass tool**, create circlewith radius centered @ point - Using the
**Intersect tool**, create the points of intersectionand between circles and - Using the
**Line tool**, create

What is the relationship between and ?

*HINT*: Use the**Angle tool**Does your Construction pass the Drag Test?