Geometry Problem 1494: Parallelogram, Midpoints, Octagon, Areas

The figure below shows a parallelogram ABCD with M, N, P, and Q midpoints of AB, BC, CD, and AD. Lines AN, AP, BP, BQ, CM, CQ, DM, and DN determine the octagon EFGHIJKL of area S1. Prove that \({S_1} = {7 \over 25}{S}\).

Geometry Problem 1494: Parallelogram, Midpoints, Octagon, Areas


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Geometry Problem 1494: Parallelogram, Midpoints, Octagon, Areas

Geometric Art using Mobile Apps

Geometric art is a form of art based on the use and application of geometric figures. A geometric figure is any set or combination of points, lines, surfaces and solids.

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