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Bisecting a Line Segment

Given a line segment ,
  • Create point not on
  • Using the Compass tool, create a circle with radius centered @ 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 Angle tool to verify your answer. What relationship exists between line segments and ? HINT: use the Distance or Length tool Does your construction pass the Drag Test?