# Example 4

- Author:
- Walch Education

Use a compass and a straightedge to construct a line parallel to line through point that is not on the line.

*Note*: Drag the blue points to try different constructions.- Draw line
with point not on the line. - Construct a line perpendicular to line
through point . - Draw the perpendicular line.
Line
is perpendicular to line . - Construct a second line perpendicular to line
. - Draw the perpendicular line.
Do not erase any of your markings.
Line
is perpendicular to line . Line is parallel to line .