Partition Line Segment into Given Ratio
Videos and lessons to help High School students learn how to find
the point on a directed line segment between two given points that
partitions the segment in a given ratio.
Common Core: HSG-GPE.B.6
Dividing a Line Segment into Equal Parts
Using a compass and straight edge to divide a line segment into
equal (congruent) parts.
Construction 6 & 7 - Division of a Line Segment
Construction 6 shows the division of a line segment into two or
three equal parts.
Construction 7 involves dividing a line segment into any number of
Both constructions can be carried out in the same manner.
Essentially to divide a line segment into a given number of equal
segments, mark off this number of equal distances along a ray drawn
from the start of the given line segment. Also note an alternative
method of dividing a line segment into two equal parts is to
construct the perpendicular bisector of the line.
Divide a Line into Equal Parts
Divide a line of a given length into any number of sections. A
divider can be substituted for the ruler.
To Divide a Line Segment In a Given Ratio.
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