A Cute Demonstration of “Magical Geometry”

This triangle, square, and hexagon all have the same area.  Isn’t that cool?!GeometryThese are called “hinged dissections” and is the work of Greg Frederickson.  You can read more about these geometric dissections and his work at Purdue’s online website.  There many of these and even 3-dimensional ones.  I thought it would be fun to remember about these.

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