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Hinged and Translational Dissection of Two Squares to One
The Demonstration gives hinged and translational dissection of two squares to one. Each dissection gives a physical realization of a proof of the Pythagorean theorem:
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Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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G. N. Frederickson,
Dissections: Plane & Fancy
, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997, 2002 pp. 4, 25, 28–31.
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Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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8.G.A.1
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