Constructing the midpoint of a segmentConstructing the midpoint of a segment is probably easier than any other straightedge construction. Step #1: Use a ruler and a pencil to construct a segment of any length on a piece of paper as you see it below You should open your compass large enough, but make sure that the distance is not more than the length of AB. Step #2: Put the needle of your compass at A and draw an arc Draw a line joining the two points where the two arcs intersets 




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