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