Tomahawk Quinsector

This Demonstration shows two attached tomahawks that form a quinsector, an instrument that divides an angle into five equal parts. In the figure, the angle is quinsected. It is fairly easy to see that the five right triangles are congruent.


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To construct a tomahawk, see Tomahawk Trisection of an Angle.
[1] G. E. Martin, Geometric Constructions, New York: Springer, 1998 pp. 20–21.
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