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A Discussion On Geometrical Constructions - Line and Point

Given a line L and a point A in the plane, construct the line perpendicular to L that passes through A.

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Let 1 be a point on L and A = 2.
(1) Add a circle with center 2, through point 1.
(2) Mark the intersection of ...

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Step-by-step procedure of constructing a perpendicular to a line through a point outside the line is described.