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Splitting shapes (Posted on 2006-02-16) Difficulty: 3 of 5
1. Divide a square into three similar regions, ALL THREE of which are congruent.
2. Divide a square into three similar regions, EXACTLY TWO of which are congruent.
3. Divide a square into three similar regions, NO TWO of which are congruent.
4. Divide an equilateral triangle into three similar regions, ALL THREE of which are congruent.
5. Divide an equilateral triangle into three similar regions, EXACTLY TWO of which are congruent.
6. Divide an equilateral triangle into three similar regions, NO TWO of which are congruent.

If necessary, you may use one or more inversely similary regions where all corresponding angles are equal and described in the opposite rotational sense, i.e. "reflected".

See The Solution Submitted by Bob Smith    
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4 region solutions | Comment 4 of 9 |

http://www.mohawk.mtrsd.k12.ma.us:8000/site/dept/math/jgalvagni/splitting_shapes4.gif

Still can't find the 3+1 and 2+1+1 for equilateral triangles


  Posted by Jer on 2006-02-17 12:49:34
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