Equal areas of a circle gives nice art
By Murray Bourne, 01 May 2008
CTK Insights has an interesting post Dividing circular area into equal parts using a pair of compasses and a ruler, complete with proof. [That post is no longer available.]
I applied the process given and divided my circle into 5 equal parts (the semi-circles have centres on the diameter of the large circle, and each semi-circle is a multiple of 1/5 of the large diameter).
Here it is, using squareCircleZ colors: 🙂
See the 2 Comments below.
24 Nov 2008 at 1:51 pm [Comment permalink]
I'm always on the look-out for design activities to use with Year 10 after their exams. I made a simple template for making this design:
Thanks for pointing out this nice design.
24 Nov 2008 at 5:32 pm [Comment permalink]
That's great, Simon. Thanks for sharing.
Ah yes, I remember those "when the exams are over" times...