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Third Squared (Posted on 2004-09-15) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Given a square piece of paper, show how by creasing and folding only, a square of one third the area of the original can be obtained.

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re: partial explanation Comment 7 of 7 |
(In reply to partial explanation by rixar)

The only thing missing (as far I am concerned) it explaining how the folds originating in the upper left corners will guarantee you have 30 degree angles.

 


  Posted by Jer on 2004-10-12 16:15:01
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