Q: What is it called when you divide something into 2 equal pieces?

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Divide

Trisect.

We will divide the pie into six equal pieces so everyone will have a slice.

If the shape has high symmetry like a circle then it's easy to do. If not, measure the area, divide it by N (the number of pieces you want) and chop off that quanitity (N-1) times and, with the bit left over you will have N equal pieces.

You can divide any shape into smaller pieces so that all pieces have the same surface area. However, you can no longer divide an arbitrary shape (including an ellipse) into smaller pieces so that all pieces have the same shape.

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You divide each apple into 3 equal pieces. You will then have 8 x 3 = 24 equal pieces. 24 pieces divided by 6 people = 4 pieces per person

We will divide the pie into six equal pieces so everyone will have a slice.

Divide it across the diagonals - all four pieces will be the same.

Cut every apple in 7 equal pieces making it a total of 21 equal pieces. Then give everyone 3 pieces.

Use a protractor and divide it into 36 degree wedges.

If the shape has high symmetry like a circle then it's easy to do. If not, measure the area, divide it by N (the number of pieces you want) and chop off that quanitity (N-1) times and, with the bit left over you will have N equal pieces.