Weighing the Pythagorean theorem

Weighing the Pythagorean theorem

In this experiment we provide proof of the well-known theorem of Pythagoras with a scale.

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Mathematics

Keywords

geometry, Pythagoras, theorem, scales, triangle, right angle, mathematics

On-screen labels

Pythagoras (B.C. 582 - 496), Greek mathematician and philosopher, In a right triangle, the square of its longest side (the hypotenuse) is equal to the sum of squares of the other two sides (the legs)., If, then
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