A Template for Napoleon's Theorem Explorations

Steve Weimar

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The Investigation

Draw a triangle. On the edges of the triangle, construct equilateral triangles. Find the centroids of the equilateral triangles and connect them to form a new triangle.

Our Sketch and Comments

The following sketch is one "non-geometer's" first exploration of Napoleon's theorem.

Here's a link to this sketch by Sarah Seastone, for which you need The Geometer's Sketchpad.

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November, 1995