This applet constructs a triangle with an area equal to the area of any convex polygon ABCDEF. The applet Squaring a Triangle shows how any triangle can be transformed to a square with an equal area. The combination of these two constructions shows how to square any convex polygon.
- Click on point F.
- Drag F to the right as far as it can go.
- Repeat these two steps three times, until the triangle is constructed.
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