# Bisecting a Line Segment Using Sticks of Equal Length

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This Demonstration shows a construction of the perpendicular bisector of the segment using sticks of a given length . For this construction, it is necessary that . The dark green sides are all of length . The line is the perpendicular bisector of , and is the midpoint of .

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (September 2017)

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This Demonstration illustrates the construction of Figure 8.7 in [1, p. 115].

Reference

[1] G. E. Martin, *Geometric Constructions*, New York: Springer, 1998.

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Published: September 14 2017