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A New and Very Long Proof of the Pythagoras Theorem By Way of a Proposition on Isosceles Triangles

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  • Basu, Kaushik

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This paper provides a new proof of the Pythagoras Theorem on right-angled triangles via two new lemmas pertaining to, respectively, isosceles triangles and right-angled triangles, which are of pedagogical value in themselves.

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  • Basu, Kaushik, 2015. "A New and Very Long Proof of the Pythagoras Theorem By Way of a Proposition on Isosceles Triangles," MPRA Paper 61125, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:61125
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    1. Basu, Kaushik, 1992. "A geometry for non-Walrasian general equilibrium theory," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 87-103.
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    Keywords

    Geometric Equivalences; Pythagoras Theorem; Isosceles triangles;

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    • C0 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General
    • Z0 - Other Special Topics - - General

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