# bisection

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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.
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 Noun 1 bisection - dividing into two equal parts  division - the act or process of dividing
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## bisection

[baɪˈsekʃən] N (Math) → ; (= angle) →
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## bisection

n (Math) → Halbierung f
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Oh, let's use this information to figure out what a perpendicular bisector is.
Kelsey did not independently pursue a true characterisation for kites (for example, [d.sub.1] a perpendicular bisector for [d.sub.2]), nor addressed the concave kites.
Since B lies on the perpendicular bisector of [bar.AC], therefore [bar.AB] = [bar.BC] and <ASB = <BSC = [[theta].sub.1]/4.
The mobile beacon can localize the attacker as the center of its communication area which can be estimated by determining the intersection point of the chords' perpendicular bisector. Also, the localization accuracy of our proposed scheme is independent of the density of beacon nodes.
The antenna directly radiates towards the direction of the perpendicular bisector of two antenna elements, which means that the currents distribute symmetrically on the antenna elements.
The authors [7] find new classes of central configurations of the 5-body problem which are the ones studied by Hampton [6] having three bodies in the vertices of an equilateral triangle, but the other two, instead of being located symmetrically with respect to a perpendicular bisector, are on the perpendicular bisector.
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. Kim Beswick, Tracey Muir and Rosemary Callingham examine the issue of curriculum coverage when using project-based learning using the example of pendulums in their article Investigative Approaches to Teaching Mathematics and 'Getting through the Curriculum'.

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