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Dissecting an Equilateral Triangle into Three Smaller Ones
The Demonstration shows Plato's three-triangles-to-one dissection.
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Izidor Hafner
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[1] G. N. Frederickson,
Dissections: Plane & Fancy
, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003 p. 43.
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Dissecting an Equilateral Triangle into Four Equilateral Triangles
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Hinged Dissection of Equilateral Triangles
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Bradley's Two-Triangles-to-One Dissection
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Published: August 9, 2013
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