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The Carpets Theorem

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Visit this site: http://www.cut-the-knot.org/Curriculum/Geometry/CarpetsInSquare.shtml

Author:Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Description: An intuitively obvious fact that the area of a carpet is equal to the area of the floor beneath admits several reformulations and non-trivial consequences, some of which are discussed and dynamically illustrated at the site.

Levels: High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry

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