10809
EXPLORE
LATEST
ABOUT
AUTHORING AREA
PARTICIPATE
Your browser does not support JavaScript or it may be disabled!
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
THINGS TO TRY
Drag Locators
Slider Zoom
Gamepad Controls
Automatic Animation
SNAPSHOTS
DETAILS
Suppose
is on
. From
, the midpoint of
, draw the line parallel to
intersecting
or
at
. Then
bisects the triangle
.
RELATED LINKS
Halving a Triangle
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
PERMANENT CITATION
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
"
Bisecting a Triangle
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/BisectingATriangle/
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
Published: July 10, 2013
Share:
Embed Interactive Demonstration
New!
Just copy and paste this snippet of JavaScript code into your website or blog to put the live Demonstration on your site.
More details »
Download Demonstration as CDF »
Download Author Code »
(preview »)
Files require
Wolfram
CDF Player
or
Mathematica
.
Related Demonstrations
More by Author
Bisecting the Area and Perimeter of a Triangle
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
Rational Triangles with Area Less than 102
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
Side-Splitting Triangle Ratios
Ed Pegg Jr
Area of a Triangle
Norm Prokup
The Area of the Contact Triangle
Jay Warendorff
The Area of a Triangle, its Circumradius, and the Perimeter of its Orthic Triangle
Jay Warendorff
Largest Isosceles Triangle Inscribed in a Circle
Jay Warendorff
The Excentral Triangle and a Related Hexagon
Jay Warendorff
The Area of the Excentral Triangle
Jay Warendorff
The Area of a Triangle inside the Incircle
Jay Warendorff
Related Topics
Area
Plane Geometry
Triangles
Browse all topics
Note: To run this Demonstration you need Mathematica 7+ or the free Mathematica Player 7EX
Download or upgrade to
Mathematica Player 7EX
I already have
Mathematica Player
or
Mathematica 7+