# PWWs-01-10

Trisection of a Line Segment

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 \documentclass[tikz, border=2pt]{standalone} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usetikzlibrary{math} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture}[line width=1pt] \tikzmath{ \r = 2; } \def\template#1; { \draw #1 circle [radius=\r]; \draw #1 ++(\r, 0) circle [radius=\r]; \draw #1 -- ++(\r, 0); } \coordinate (O) at (0, 0); \template{(O)}; \node[left] (A) at (O) {$A$}; \node[right] (B) at ($(O) + (\r, 0)$) {$B$}; \coordinate (O1) at (3.5*\r, 0); \template{(O1)}; \coordinate (C1) at ($(O1) + (60:\r)$); \node[above] () at (C1) {$C$}; \coordinate (D1) at ($(O1) + (-120:\r)$); \node[below] () at (D1) {$D$}; \draw (C1) -- (D1); \coordinate (O2) at (0, -3*\r); \template{(O2)}; \coordinate (B2) at ($(O2) + (\r, 0)$); \coordinate (C2) at ($(O2) + (60:\r)$); \coordinate (D2) at ($(O2) + (-120:\r)$); \coordinate (E2) at ($(O2) + (-60:0.5*\r)$); \coordinate (G2) at ($(O2) + (-60:\r)$); \draw (C2) -- (D2); \draw (D2) -- (B2); \draw (O2) -- (G2); \node[right=2mm] () at (E2) {$E$}; \coordinate (O3) at (3.5*\r, -3*\r); \template{(O3)}; \coordinate (B3) at ($(O3) + (\r, 0)$); \coordinate (C3) at ($(O3) + (60:\r)$); \coordinate (D3) at ($(O3) + (-120:\r)$); \coordinate (E3) at ($(O3) + (-60:0.5*\r)$); \coordinate (G3) at ($(O3) + (-60:\r)$); \draw (C3) -- (D3); \draw (D3) -- (B3); \draw (O3) -- (G3); \draw (E3) -- (C3); \draw[dashed] (B3) -- (C3); \node[left] () at (O3) {$A$}; \node[right] () at (B3) {$B$}; \node[above] () at (C3) {$C$}; \node[below] () at (D3) {$D$}; \node[right=2mm] () at (E3) {$E$}; \node[below right] (F3) at ($(O3) + (0.34*\r, 0)$) {$F$}; \node[below=2cm, align=center] () at ($(O2) + (2.25*\r, 0)$) { $\displaystyle\overline{AF} = \frac{1}{3}\cdot\overline{AB}$ } \end{tikzpicture} \end{document} 

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