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bisection

 [bi-sek´shun]
division into two parts by cutting.
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bisection

Division of something into two roughly equal parts.
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angle bisector of angle BAC and the perpendicular bisector of BC.
point P when C moves along the perpendicular bisector n, they thought
Let line DG be the perpendicular bisector of line AF, and its equation is:
Let line BE be the perpendicular bisector of line CF, and its equation is:
After I introduce the perpendicular bisector, students construct it with a straightedge and a compass, which brings us to review the basic definition and characteristics of a circle.
We also discuss cab-equidistant paths from point A to point B, as the concept of equal cab-distance will be important when we investigate what the circle and the perpendicular bisector in taxicab geometry look like.
Construct the perpendicular bisector of AF and mark the point M where it cuts AF.
Because MP is the perpendicular bisector of AF, the radius of the sphere FP is equal to the length of the cylinder AP.
One might begin with simple results, such as folding a perpendicular bisector enables the construction of an isosceles triangle.
Everyone knows that the medians of a triangle are concurrent, as are the altitudes and the perpendicular bisectors of the sides.