This is an excerpt from “By Hound and Eye” by Geo. R. Walker and Jim Tolpin; illustrated by Andrea Love.
Now let’s move past bisection and divide a line into a bunch of evenly spaced intervals.
This process is useful for laying out such things as:
Now let’s divide a line up into four equal segments; first with dividers and then with the sector.
As you have likely guessed by now, you can use the sector to find most any number of segments.
Now let’s do something practical, such as spacing fasteners evenly on the side of a tool tote.
— Meghan Bates