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Square of Triangles (Posted on 2006-02-04) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Given a partition of a square into n triangles of equal area, prove that n is even.

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re(3): Odd | Comment 18 of 21 |
(In reply to re(2): Odd by goFish)

Am I visualising your model as something like, say, a 4 x 4 grid of squares or rectangles which are each bisected by a diagonal, except one is to be trisected?

Is then you aim to then try to prove by contradiction that such a model is impossible?

[Light hearted remarks used to perturb me, but, so long as they are not intend to be offensive, I've learned to accept them; besides some of them are quite witty and entertaining.]

  Posted by brianjn on 2006-02-05 18:12:12

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