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How Do You Slice the Bread?

How do you cut a slice of bread (rectangle surmounted by an ellipse) into two "triangles" to equalize the areas?

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1482
Author(s): 
James Colin Hill (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Gail Nord (Gonzaga University), Eric Malm (Harvey Mudd College), and John Nord (Saint Mary's School, Spokane)
Publication Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2007
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
September, 2005
Subject(s): 
Calculus
Single Variable Calculus
Integration
Topic(s): 
Integration: Applications
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Rating Count: 
18.00
Rating Sum: 
51.00
Rating Average: 
2.83
Author (old format): 
James Colin Hill, Gail Nord, Eric Malm, and John Nord
Applicable Course(s): 
3.2 Mainstream Calculus II
Modify Date: 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Average: 2.9 (18 votes)

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