[IAEP] [etoys-dev] TED - Alan Kay - Example(8:44)

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Mon Feb 22 05:21:21 EST 2010

On 22.02.2010, at 08:50, forster at ozonline.com.au wrote:
>> Here is an SVG of the simplest proof of the Pythagorean theorem I
>> know, by dissection of a large square into five pieces that fit
>> together into two smaller squares side by side.
> Thanks Edward
> I did not notice that no rotations were required (silly me)
> Implemented in Turtle Art, not so hard.
> http://tonyforster.blogspot.com/2010/02/turtle-pythagoras.html

That layout doesn't really convey the idea of the proof to me. This does:

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