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December 20, 2014

December 20, 2014

Posted by **anonymous** on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 11:36pm.

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**Steve**, Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 4:05pmLet the line from (0,-1) intersect the x-axis at (2+h,0)

We know that h>0 because the line with slope 1/2 passes through (10,4) and obviously falls far short of dividing the are into two equal parts.

So, we now have ABCD divided into two triangles of width 2 and height 4, two rectangles of width h and height 4, and the inside rectangle of width 13-2h and height 4.

By symmetry, we need to have

4(2+h) + 2h = 13

h = 5/6

So, the line from (0,-1) through (17/6,0) will do the equal division.

That line has slope 17/6.

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**Steve**, Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 4:20pmSorry - the slope is 6/17, but the answer is the same.

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