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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.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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To construct a tomahawk, see
Tomahawk Trisection of an Angle
.
Reference
[1] G. E. Martin,
Geometric Constructions
, New York: Springer, 1998 pp. 20–21.
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Tomahawk Trisection of an Angle
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Izidor Hafner
"
Tomahawk Quinsector
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/TomahawkQuinsector/
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Published: December 1, 2017
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