Equation of a Perpendicular Bisector

Equation of a Perpendicular Bisector

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Understanding the Concept of Perpendicular Bisectors

A perpendicular bisector is a line that divides another line into two equal parts at a 90° angle. By breaking down the term, we can see that "perpendicular" means intersecting at a right angle, and "bisector" means dividing into two equal parts.

Take a look at the image below to see a visual representation of a perpendicular bisector.


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