Almost Equilateral Triangles

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Starting with a triangle, we construct squares on each side, join the corners of the squares, then join the midpoints of these lines to create a new triangle. Most of the time, this triangle is NOT equilateral. When we iterate this process, two triangles are generated. They look equilateral and concentric. They are not!

Contributed by: Jaime Rangel-Mondragon (August 2012)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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