Best Answer bonanova, 28 May 2013 - 05:21 AM

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Best Answer bonanova, 28 May 2013 - 05:21 AM

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 12:25 AM

Start with any general quadrilateral, and connect the midpoints of consecutive sides, making an inscribed quadrilateral as in the diagram. That inscribed quadrilateral, in the diagram, seems to be a parallelogram. Let me conjecture that this inscribed quadrilateral is a parallelogram with half the area of the original quadrilateral. Can you prove or disprove either part of my conjecture?

Posted 27 May 2013 - 03:12 PM

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 05:32 PM

What about the other part of the conjecture that the area is half?

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Posted 28 May 2013 - 05:21 AM Best Answer

What about the other part of the conjecture that the area is half?

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Spoiler for Area proof

- Bertrand Russell

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