# Draw Parallel Lines

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To draw parallel lines, follow these steps.

- Draw a line, use a ruler, name it line L
- Draw a point, not on line L, name it point A
- Draw a line through point A, that crosses line L, name it line M
- Name the point, where the two lines cross, point B
- Draw an arc from point B, that crosses both lines
- Name the point, where the arc crosses line M, point C
- Name the point, where the arc crosses line L, point D
- Draw the same arc from point A, that is the alternate interior angle, of the arc you drew from point B
- Name the point, where the arc crosses line M, point E
- Draw an arc, from point C that crosses point D
- Draw the same arc from point E that crosses the arc from point A, name the point where the two arcs cross, point F
- Draw a line from point F to point A
- Good Job! You drew parallel lines.

Tools needed Paper, Pencil, ruler, compass

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