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# What types of triangles do you get if you cut a square in half?

Updated: 12/3/2022

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Q: What types of triangles do you get if you cut a square in half?
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### Why do you have to cut the area of a triangle in half?

Because otherwise you would have found the area of the rectangle/square (the rectangle/square being if you put two of the triangles together).

### How can you cut an square into 8 pieces equally?

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### If you want to divide triangles into parallelogram how many triangles can you cut from parallelogram?

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### Is all squares can be cut in half to make 2 congruent triangles a generalization?

no its an emphatic statement all squares can be cut in half to make 2 congruent isosceles right triangles is perhaps as general a statement as is possible

### What is rectangle cut in half diagonally?

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### What are the shape that can be found in half tomato?

most tomatoes i have seen have triangle shapes in them when cut in half. there are usually three triangles.

### How do you cut a square into 4 shapes with the same area?

cut in half then cut both halves in half again

### How do you cut 2 squares and make one?

Cut each square diagonally to give two pairs of right angled triangles. Place all four triangles with their right angles around a point, their hypotenuses will form the sides of the single square.

### How do you make a quadrangle?

Cut a square from corner to corner each way and you'll have four triangles

### What is the axes of symmetry of a square?

How many ways can you cut a square in half. Cut along either diagonal Fold the square in half vertically or horizontally 4 axes of symettry