I've been researching Bernoulli and have found over and over that he found a way to divide a triangle into 4 equal parts with 2 perpendicular lines, I cant find this proof anywhere, could someone please help me out? thanks

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- May 23rd 2007, 04:36 PMsugar_babeeDividing a triangle into 4 equal parts
I've been researching Bernoulli and have found over and over that he found a way to divide a triangle into 4 equal parts with 2 perpendicular lines, I cant find this proof anywhere, could someone please help me out? thanks

- May 23rd 2007, 05:03 PMMr_Green
fascinating!

- May 23rd 2007, 07:24 PMsugar_babee
I know it's fascinating, but what I dont know is the way he proved it, there are tons of articles that say "his geometry result gave a construction to divide any triangle into four equal parts with two perpendicular lines" What I need is the actual method he used, the construction. Does anyone know this? because I sure can't find it anywhere online