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Bisecting a triangle in a given direction

  title={Bisecting a triangle in a given direction},
  author={Robin W. Whitty},
  • R. Whitty
  • Published 16 January 2021
  • Mathematics, Geology
Given a triangle, what is the equation of the line which bisects its area and has a given slope? The set of all lines bisecting the area of a triangle has been elegantly determined as a certain ‘deltoid’ envelope and this gives an indirect method of solution. We find that vector algebra allows the equation to be written down rather directly and neatly. 

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