# What is a perpendicular bisector?

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Mar 10, 2018

#### Answer:

The perpendicular bisector is a line that divides a line segment into two equal sizes and makes a right angle with the line segment it cuts through.

#### Explanation:

The vertical line would be the perpendicular bisector to segment AB. Note the two dashes on each side of the bisected segment show congruence.