Hinged and Translational Dissection of Two Squares to One

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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: .

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (March 2011)
Based on work by: Greg N. Frederickson
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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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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