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Two Proofs of the Equality of the Volumes of a Box and a Parallelepiped
This Demonstration gives two proofs of equality of the volume of a box and a parallelepiped with the same base and height, by dissection and by Cavalieri's principle.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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Cavalieri's Principle
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Izidor Hafner
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