Line Segment Bisection & Midpoint Theorem: Geometric Construction


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What do you need to know in order to use the midpoint theorem?

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1. What is the midpoint of this line segment?


Which of the following tools is needed to use geometric construction to draw a bisector of a line segment?

A: compass

B: protractor

C: straight edge

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is a mixture of math problems and questions on definitions. You will need to identify the midpoint of a given line segment. You will also need to answer general questions about bisectors and the midpoint theorem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests you on the following terms:

  • Line segments
  • Bisectors
  • Midpoints
  • The midpoint theorem

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of line segment bisection
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about lines in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve midpoint practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding line segment bisection and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Once you finish the quiz, peruse the accompanying lesson titled Line Segment Bisection & Midpoint Theorem: Geometric Construction. The lesson will help you further deepen your knowledge. This lesson covers these objectives:

  • Defining a line segment
  • Understanding the midpoint theorem
  • Exploring the requirements of the midpoint theorem
  • Clarifying when to use geometric construction
  • Explaining common tools used in geometric construction