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Simple dissection: the equilateral triangle


Best Answer k-man, 12 June 2013 - 08:51 PM

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#1 bonanova

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Posted 12 June 2013 - 06:03 AM

An equilateral triangle cannot be dissected into two new equilateral triangles, nor into three equilateral triangles.

Is there a highest number of equilateral triangles into which a single equilateral triangle cannot be dissected?


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Posted 12 June 2013 - 08:48 AM

Isn't 1,4,9,16,25... only possible numbers?


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Posted 12 June 2013 - 04:13 PM



Isn't 1,4,9,16,25... only possible numbers?

 

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Posted 12 June 2013 - 08:51 PM   Best Answer

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 03:47 AM

Nicely done k-man.


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