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Amazingly simple real-life demonstration of the Pythagorean Theorem makes it all make sense

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A Pinner said: A visual proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. When I taught this in class, I had the students prove it themselves by cutting out squares on graph paper. They cut out the square of side A and the square of side B, and then they pasted the squares along the hypotenuse. They loved it! - I MUST TRY THIS!!!

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Fetching minimalist prints honor mathematicians and their contributions

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What it's about A fictionalized story about how a curious boy named Pythagoras first learned about right angles and then, through experimentation and observation, discovered his famous theorem. Full of clever puns and vibrant cartoon illustrations depicting ancient Greece. Why we like it A superb way to introduce the Pythagorean theorem in the classroom!

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