Challenge Level

Start with a square...

## Fold to create a diagonal running from bottom left to top right. |
## Find the midpoint of the base by folding. |
## Fold the paper again, joining the top left corner to the midpoint of the base. |
## What fractions of the diagonal do you think your new fold has created? |

Measure the two sections of the diagonal and compare their lengths.

What do you notice?

Is this what you expected?

Is this what you expected?

Can you produce a convincing mathematical argument or proof that justifies what you have found?