# Bisecting a Line Segment

- Author:
- John Stenger

- Topic:
- Line Segment

Given a line segment ,

- Create point
not on - Using the
**Compass tool**, create a circle with radiuscentered @ point - Create another circle with the same radius (
) centered @ point - Using the
**Intersect tool**, create the points of intersection (and ) of your two circles - Using the
**Line tool**, create - Using the
**Intersect tool**, create the point of intersection () between and

Point is the midpoint of line segment .
What is the angle between and ? Use the and ?

**Angle tool**to verify your answer. What relationship exists between line segments*HINT*: use the**Distance or Length tool**Does your construction pass the Drag Test?