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Topic: Tangram and Pythagoras
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Dan Bennett

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Pythagorean Tangram
Posted: Sep 27, 1994 2:03 PM
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I'm working on a book of Pythagorean theorem proofs to do on The Geometer's
Sketchpad. Awhile back someone posted a nice dissection using tangram-like
pieces. It starts with isosceles right triangles on the legs and goes from
there. I've got the proof in my notes, but I seem to have failed to note who
posted it. Anyone want to claim it so I can give you credit in the book?
Thanks.

Dan Bennett
Key Curriculum Press
dsb@well.sf.ca.us







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