Parallel Line Construction

This applet walks through the ruler and compass construction of a line through a given point C, parallel to a given line AB.
Drag the Steps slider to see the steps of the construction. The construction assumes that the user has already worked through the construction of a line perpendicular to a given line.
The two points, A and B, which define the line, and the given point C, can be moved to new positions by dragging.

Created by Mike May, S.J., with GeoGebra
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Last updated By Mike May, S.J., September 11, 2008.

Converted to GeoGebra 5 on October 2, 2016