This quilt visually demonstrates the meaning of the Pythagorean Theorem. It is based on an ancient floor tiling. | |
Find the two square quilt blocks. The one on the left has 4 right triangles and one big square (named c-squared). The one on the right has 4 right triangles and two squares (named a-squared and b-squared). | |
Right Triangle abc is shown next to four of his triangle friends and squares a-squared and b-squared. | |
Pythagoras Was Right!. Machine pieced and appliqued top by Rebecca Chaky, 1999. |
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