Let a "fold-point" of a triangle be defined as a place on the triangle to which
the three corners can all be folded simultaneously, such that no folds overlap.
What are the shape and area of the region surrounding all fold-points for:
If you find any extensions to this problem, let me know. For example:
an equilateral triangle with side 1?
a 30-60-90 triangle with hypotenuse 1?
Source: Original, based on a puzzle in rec.puzzles. Used as Ken's
Puzzle of the Day 4/26/94.
- Are there any triangles for which no fold-points can be found?
- For which other convex polygons can fold-points be found?
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