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Perpendicular Bisector

The line perpendicular to a segment passing through the segment's midpoint. Note: The perpendicular bisectors of the sides of a triangle are concurrent, intersecting at the circumcenter.

 

 

 

See also

Circumcircle, centers of a triangle

 


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