Shortest Half

The Problem:

Given a circle, what would be the shortest line you could use to divide it into two equal areas?

 What would you do to divide a square into two equal areas? Or a rectangle? 

Now, what is the shortest line to divide an equilateral triangle into two equal areas?

There is some choice here, so think about it for more than a second!

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Last modified: June 18, 2007