bisection

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dividing into two equal parts

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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.
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.
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.
Perpendicular bisectors of these two lines were drawn and the intersection point was the centre of the femoral head.
For the mineral resource estimates, polygons, which were centered on the drill holes, were constructed by using perpendicular bisectors halfway between adjacent drill holes (also called areas of equal influence [AOI]).
The centre for Figure 5a is obtained from the intersection of the perpendicular bisectors of any two sides of the triangle.