Find the Midpoint Using the Compass (Mascheroni's Method)
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Given two points A and B in the plane, how can you find the midpoint using a compass ONLY? Please try "View--> Protocols" to see how it works. Isn't it Beautiful!
Questions 1) Why does it work? 2) How is it related to the traditional compass-straightedge approach? 3)Can you create a new midpont tool using the "Bubbling Method'? Reference http://mathworld.wolfram.com/MascheroniConstruction.html