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Videos, worksheets, stories and songs to help Grade 8 students learn how to draw a Perpendicular Line from a Point that is on a Line.

How to Construct a Perpendicular Line through a Point on the Given Line?
1. Open the compass to a radius less than half the segment.
2. Draw two arcs intersecting the line on both sides of the point.
3. Draw two arcs using the intersection points as the centers. Mark the point of intersection of the two arcs.
4. Construct a line between this point and the original point.

Perpendicular through a Point on a Line
How To Draw A Line Perpendicular to a Straight Line Through a Given Point on the line

How To Draw a Perpendicular to a Straight line from a Given Point
How to draw a perpendicular line from a point that is on a line.


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