### Triangle Midpoints

You are only given the three midpoints of the sides of a triangle. How can you construct the original triangle?

### Pareq Exists

Prove that, given any three parallel lines, an equilateral triangle always exists with one vertex on each of the three lines.

### The Medieval Octagon

Medieval stonemasons used a method to construct octagons using ruler and compasses... Is the octagon regular? Proof please.

# Folding Squares

##### 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?

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

You might like to try A Parallelogram Trisection and Folding Fractions next.