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Macaulay's Triangle and Trapezoid Hinged Dissection
The Demonstration shows Macaulay's hinged dissection of a triangle to another triangle of equal base and height, and its generalization to trapezoid-to-trapezoid dissection.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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G. N. Frederickson,
Hinged Dissections: Swinging & Twisting
, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002 p. 29.
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Dissection
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Trapezoid
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Triangle
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Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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1.G.A.2
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