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Bisecting a Triangle
Given a triangle
and a point
on one side, this Demonstration constructs a line
that divides the triangle into two figures of equal area. Choose "method" to see the construction, which is explained in the Details section.
Contributed by:
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
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Suppose
is on
. From
, the midpoint of
, draw the line parallel to
intersecting
or
at
. Then
bisects the triangle
.
RELATED LINKS
Halving a Triangle
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PERMANENT CITATION
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
"
Bisecting a Triangle
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/BisectingATriangle/
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Published: July 10, 2013
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