# Bisect Line

This examples shows how to divide a line into two equal parts using a compass and ruler.

## Steps

2. Draw an arc outward with a radius equal to the distance between the two points.

3. Repeat this process with the other point. Label the two points where the arcs intersect.

4. Draw a line between the two points and label where the line intersects the original line.

We have finished dividing the line into two equal parts.