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Always equilateral (Posted on 2008-10-14) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Let ABC be any triangle you draw.

From each vertex, draw two lines outside the triangle, each one at 30' (red arcs) with the sides that meet each other in the vertex.

These 6 lines cross, two by two, at 3 points, named M, N, and P.

Prove that, no matter what triangle ABC you draw initially, the triangle MNP is always equilateral.

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Napoleon's Theorem | Comment 3 of 5 |

I did a little digging on Mathworld and found that this problem is known as Napoleon's Theorem.
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/NapoleonsTheorem.html


  Posted by Brian Smith on 2008-10-18 23:07:46
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