Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Informal Geometry and Measurement - Exercises - Page 19: 46


A line bisects EF, which cuts EF into equal lengths on each side.

Work Step by Step

Place the compass at either E or F. Make make the compass slightly longer than half of EF. Draw arcs above and below line EF. Keeping the same compass width, draw arcs from the other end of EF. Draw the line segment where the arcs cross.
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