Bisect

"Bisect" means to divide into two equal parts.

You can bisect lines, angles, and more.

The dividing line is called the "bisector"

Bisecting a Line Segment

Here the blue line segment is bisected by the red line:

You can try it yourself (try moving the points):


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When the bisector is perpendicular to the line being bisected it is called a "perpendicular bisector".

Line Bisector   See How To Bisect A Line

Bisecting an Angle

Here the blue angle is bisected by the red line:

You can try it yourself (try moving the points):


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Angle Bisector   See How To Bisect An Angle