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Hunger's Law of Cosines Dissection
This Demonstration gives Hunger's proof of the law of cosines by dissection:
,
.
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 p. 38.
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Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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