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Bradley's Two-Triangles-to-One Dissection
This Demonstration shows Bradley's dissection of two triangles to one. Bradley used equilateral triangles and the dissection illustrated the Pythagorean theorem.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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H. C. Bradley's solution to the problem appeared in the
American Mathematical Monthly
in 1930.
G. N. Frederickson,
Dissections: Plane & Fancy
, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997 pp. 40–41.
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Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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