When drawing a line through a point parallel to a given line, we choose a point on line and draw a line from to using a straightedge.
Next, we draw two arcs. The first arc () we draw crosses and the line The second arc () we draw with center and using the same compass setting.
Next, we use the compass to measure the arc () between and Keeping that compass setting, we measure the same arc () from to point which has been labeled below.
Finally, we draw a line through and This line is parallel to