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Tri-split

A point P is selected anywhere inside an equilateral triangle. What can you say about the sum of the perpendicular distances from P to the sides of the triangle? Can you prove your conjecture?

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Fitting In

The largest square which fits into a circle is ABCD and EFGH is a square with G and H on the line CD and E and F on the circumference of the circle. Show that AB = 5EF. Similarly the largest equilateral triangle which fits into a circle is LMN and PQR is an equilateral triangle with P and Q on the line LM and R on the circumference of the circle. Show that LM = 3PQ

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No Right Angle Here

Prove that the internal angle bisectors of a triangle will never be perpendicular to each other.

Half a Triangle

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3
Triangle split 50-50 for area
Using only a pair of compasses, and an edge to draw a straight line along,
construct a line parallel to one side of a triangle so that the triangle is divided into two equal areas.