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Points on a Perpendicular Bisector

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Students will explore the relationship between a line segment and its perpendicular bisector. Once the concept of a point that is equidistant from two points is illustrated, extensions including isosceles triangles, kites, and chords in a circle may be explored.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the information on the first page. Download and distribute the attached .tns file and Student Worksheet for use during the activity.

During the Activity

Discuss the material from the activity pages and worksheet with students as needed.

After the Activity

Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.