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Stupel, Moshe1
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Sinitsky, Ilya; Stupel, Moshe; Sinitsky, Marina – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2018
The paper explores the division of a polygon into equal-area pieces using line segments originating at a common point. The mathematical background of the proposed method is very simple and belongs to secondary school geometry. Simple examples dividing a square into two, four or eight congruent pieces provide a starting point to discovering how to…
Descriptors: Geometric Concepts, Plane Geometry, Arithmetic, Mathematics Instruction