Revision 2

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  • Created on: 13-12-13 21:49

Start with a line and point R which is not on    that line. Geometry construction with compass and straightedge or ruler or ruler or ruler (http://www.mathopenref.com/images/constructions/constperpextpoint/step0.png) Step 1 Place the compass on the given external point R. Geometry construction with compass and straightedge or ruler or ruler or ruler (http://www.mathopenref.com/images/constructions/constperpextpoint/step1.png) Step 2 Set the compass width to a approximately 50% more than the distance to the line. The exact width does not matter. Geometry construction with compass and straightedge or ruler or ruler or ruler (http://www.mathopenref.com/images/constructions/constperpextpoint/step2.png) Step 3 Draw an arc across the line on each side of R, making sure…

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