Construction - Divide a line segment into equal parts
This applet shows how to divide a line segment into 3, 4 or 5 equal parts. Use a set square to draw the parallel lines. Move the point C to change the angle and the slider to change the radius of the arc. More constructions are shown here.
The best way to learn these is to keep practising.
- Use a sharp pencil.
- Be neat.
- Make sure the compass does not slip.
- Be accurate.