Dividing Circles, Rectangles, and Triangles into Equal Pieces

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How can a pizza be fairly cut into four slices? How can a piece of paper can be folded in half, and then into quarters?

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Here, we divide shapes into pieces of equal size. Most equal shares start by drawing, cutting, or bending through the middle.

Click the buttons at the top to divide the shapes.

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Contributed by: Crystal Fantry (March 2013)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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