bisection

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dividing into two equal parts

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Oh, let's use this information to figure out what a perpendicular bisector is.
In the sketch (Figure 3) [DELTA] ABC and [DELTA] FCB are reflections of one another in the perpendicular bisector of BC, which can be toggled on or off using the "Show perpendicular through H" and "Hide" buttons.
To appreciate how useful the perpendicular bisector is in everyday life and activities, students are introduced to the Voronoi diagram--a tool that is interesting, helpful, sometimes counter-intuitive and always fun.
The perpendicular bisector of AV meets OV in I, which must be the circum-centre of ABCV--why?
For instance, the points equidistant from two points A and B are on the perpendicular bisector of the segment AB.
Draw a vertical line segment CD and construct its perpendicular bisector.
For example, if we trace all of the points P which are the same distance from two fixed points A and B, as shown above, we find that all the possible positions of P lie on the perpendicular bisector of AB.
Note that this fold automatically produces a perpendicular bisector.