Chapter P.3, Problem 46E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# Use your compass and straightedge to bisect E F ¯ .

To determine

To bisect:

EF¯ using the compass and straingtedge.

Explanation

Calculation:

Given,

Open the compass to a length greater than one-half of EFÂ¯.

Using E as center of the arc, mark off an arc that extends both above and below the segment EF.

Now, with F as center and with the same length of radius mark off another arc, which also extends above and below EFÂ¯ such that the points C and D are the intersection points of those two arches

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