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bi·sect

 (bī′sĕkt′, bī-sĕkt′)
v. bi·sect·ed, bi·sect·ing, bi·sects
v.tr.
To cut or divide into two parts, especially two equal parts.
v.intr.
To split; fork.

bi·sec′tion n.
bi·sec′tion·al adj.
bi·sec′tion·al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bisection - dividing into two equal partsbisection - dividing into two equal parts  
division - the act or process of dividing
Translations

bisection

[baɪˈsekʃən] N (Math) → bisección f, división f en dos partes; (= angle) → bisección f

bisection

n (Math) → Halbierung f
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At the same time, during those meetings, the participants shared examples from their experience teaching the concept of a perpendicular bisector with the goal of identifying relevant prior knowledge for teaching that concept.
The activities in the present study were six of what were originally eight activities from two workshops for secondary school teachers that included a compass and straightedge construction of a perpendicular bisector and the insertion of a background image to explore axes of symmetry, as well as home exercises [2].
Hopefully will never have to differentiate, integrate or work out the perpendicular bisector of two points ever again
A Classroom Idea from Alessandra King takes a closer look at the perpendicular bisector.
Since P is above the line DG which is the perpendicular bisector of line AF, tag A is selected from those two candidates.
The situation illustrated in Figure 1, when constructed (and dragged) in Sketchpad (Figure 2) demonstrates that the bisector of angle A and the perpendicular bisector of BC can never intersect in a single interior point.
This insight allows us to look at the circle and the perpendicular bisector from alternate perspectives, thus strengthening our conceptual understanding of those two objects and of geometry.