Puzzles

Can You Solve The M Triangles Puzzle?

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Can you solve this M puzzle? This fun geometry problem was featured on the 26th season finale of The Simpson's "Mathlete's Feat." You have a capital M, and you must make nine triangles by only drawing three straight lines. None of the triangles can overlap. Can you solve the puzzle? Here are two hints to getting to the solution: It helps to draw a big M to begin with, and the final solution is completely symmetrical.

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