Quantcast

A community for students. Sign up today!

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

vishal_kothari

  • 2 years ago

Suppose the unit square is divided into four parts by two perpen- dicular lines, each parallel to an edge. Show that at least two of the parts have area no larger than 1/4.

  • This Question is Closed
  1. jonh
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    dont get what you are trying to say but ok ill try lol

  2. abdul_shabeer
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    You just draw and see. It wouldn't be possible.

  3. order
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    It's possible

  4. abdul_shabeer
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    No, I meant not more than 2 parts is possible

  5. vishal_kothari
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 9

    ok

  6. order
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    Oh Ok...

  7. jonh
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    yeah go with order

  8. abdul_shabeer
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    @ order it must be divided into four parts.

  9. order
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    Ah Ok.

  10. abdul_shabeer
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    |dw:1326291578043:dw|

  11. order
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    Yup, just about to draw that.

  12. order
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    It's divided into exactly 4 equal parts, therefore one cannot be more than 1/4

  13. abdul_shabeer
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    |dw:1326291618935:dw|

  14. order
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    Didn't think of that....

  15. abdul_shabeer
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 1

    Still atleast two parts have area less than 1/4

  16. order
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    So, in another question, how would you write this as Shown in a formula?

  17. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Ask a Question
Find more explanations on OpenStudy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.