This Demonstration shows a method called Pál joints that lets you move a segment to a parallel segment through an area approaching 0. If the height is , then the area swept out by the segment is . Therefore, given two parallel lines, a unit line segment can be moved continuously from one to the other sweeping out a set of arbitrarily small measure.
This construction allows the continuous motion of a unit segment back to itself but rotated by 180°, again in a set of arbitrarily small measure .
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