Böttcher's Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

The proof by J. E. Böttcher that is referred to as Proof #36 in the collection of proofs of the Pythgorean proposition has two variants. One is quoted by Nelsen, the other can be found in [Stein, p. 74]:


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Reference

  1. R. B. Nelsen, Proofs Without Words II, MAA, 2000
  2. S. K. Stein, Mathematics: The Man-Made Universe, Dover, 1999, p. 74

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