Posted by **Lucy needs help now** on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 6:38pm.

Please help me. I have cut up the paper and followed the directions, I do not know what mathematical truth this is. help help help. I don't understand this. the problem is below:

Cut a piece of paper to form a triangle shape. Tear off the three corners of the triangle. Then put the three corners together. Describe what you see. What mathematical truth does this activity illustrate?

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**Matthew**, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 6:46pm
Hi, Lucy, this is Matthew's mom, if you put the three corners together you would get 1/2 a circle or circumference. I hope this helps you.

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