The Minkowski Sum of Two Triangles

The Minkowski sum of two subsets in the plane, and , is the set of all sums , where and .
This Demonstration shows the Minkowski sum of two triangles, which is the smallest convex set containing the nine points obtained by forming the vector sums using the vertices of the triangles.

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