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The perpendicular bisector of a line segment AB is the straight line perpendicular to AB through the midpoint of AB.

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What is the difference between a perpendicular bisector and a angle bisector?

A perpendicular bisector is a line that divides a given line segment into halves, and is perpendicular to the line segment. An angle bisector is a line that bisects a given angle.


What is a line that is perpendicular to the line segment intersecting the line segment at its midpoint?

perpendicular bisector


What of a segment is a line segment or ray that is perpendicular to a segment at its midpoint?

Perpendicular Bisector


What is the converse of the perpendicular bisector theorem?

Converse of the Perpendicular Bisector Theorem - if a point is equidistant from the endpoints of a segment, then it is on the perpendicular bisector of the segment.Example: If DA = DB, then point D lies on the perpendicular bisector of line segment AB.you :))


what is true about the creased bisector and the line segment that is bisected?

The bisector and the line segment are perpendicular to each other.


What is a line perpendicular to a segment at the segment's midpoint?

It's called a perpendicular bisector of the line segment.


What is the difference between a perpendicular line and a perpendicular bisector?

A perpendicular line is one that is at right angle to another - usually to a horizontal line. A perpendicular bisector is a line which is perpendicular to the line segment joining two identified points and which divides that segment in two.


Which of these is the definition of a perpendicular bisector?

a line or segment that is perpendicular to the given segment and divides it into two congruent segments


What does a perpendicular bisector do?

A perpendicular bisector [for a given line segment] is a line that meets it at 90 degrees and divides it into two halves.


Does a line segment bisector always be perpendicular to the original irie?

Not sure what an "irie" is. But a bisector does not need to be perpendicular.


What is right bisector in math?

A right bisector of a line segment, is better know as a perpendicular bisector. It is a line that divides the original line in half and is perpendicular to it (makes a right angle).


A line segment that forms a right angle with another segment at its midpoint is a?

Perpendicular Bisector


What is a segment or line that intersects the midpoint of a segment and is pepindicular to that segment called?

perpendicular bisector


What is prependicular bisector?

A perpendicular bisector is a line which cuts a line segment into two equal parts at 90°.


State the Perpendicular Bisector Theorem and its converse as a biconditional?

Biconditional Statement for: Perpendicular Bisector Theorem: A point is equidistant if and only if the point is on the perpendicular bisector of a segment. Converse of the Perpendicular Bisector Theorem: A point is on the perpendicular bisector of the segment if and only if the point is equidistant from the endpoints of a segment.


What is A line segment that forms a right angle with another segment at its midpoint is a?

It is a perpendicular bisector line


In the construction of a perpendicular bisector to a given line segment the perpendicular bisector passes through the vertices of two?

Equilateral triangles


In the construction of a perpendicular bisector to a given line segment the perpendicular bisector passes through the vertex of two?

equilateral triangles


What is the difference between and angle bisector and a perpendicular bisector?

An angle bisector bisects an angle. A perpendicular bisector bisects a side.


A perpendicular line or segment that bisects one side of a triangle is called the?

Perpendicular bisector.


If a line is a perpendicular bisector to a line segment what angle do they intersect at?

90 degrees


Can a line perpendicular to a segment also bisect the segment?

Sure. There's even a special name for that line. It's called the "perpendicular bisector" of the segment.


What are the similarities between angle bisector and perpendicular bisector?

Similarities between angle bisector and perpendicular bisector: Perpendicular bisector bisects a line segment into two equal parts at 90°. Angle bisector bisects an creating two congruent angles they both bisect into equal parts! =)


What is not a characteristic of of a perpendicular bisector?

is parallel-apex


What are the distances from a point on the perpendicular bisector to the endpoints of a segment?

The distance will be length of the line divided by 2 because the perpendicular bisector cuts through the line at its centre and at right angles

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