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Fold Ratio (Posted on 2014-04-05) Difficulty: 3 of 5
  1. A square piece of paper ABCD is folded such that A coincides with the midpoint M of the side BC.
  2. The resulting crease intersects AB in X and CD in Y.
Determine the ratio |AX|:|DY|

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Solution via Geometers' Sketchpad | Comment 1 of 2

The perpendicular bisector of AM is the crease.

The ratio AX/DY is 5/1.

  Posted by Charlie on 2014-04-06 01:04:18
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