Sorry, this page requires a Java-compatible web browser.

This page uses JavaSketchpad. You may drag any of the red points, and the construction will adjust accordingly.

Explanation of the construction: This constructs the perpendicular bisector (construction 1) FG of segment ED. FG contains C since C is equidistant from D and E. This is the same construction as construction 2, just with C on the line.

Back to ruler and compass constructions main page.

Back to Ken Brakke's home page.

Susquehanna University assumes no responsibility for the content of this personal website. Please read the disclaimer.