Elegant proofs – more Pythagoras

Browsing the Plus Magazine site recently, I was struck the proof of Pythagoras’ Theorem shown in the animation below:

Not just because it is an elegant proof, but also because of the author, the 20th President of the United States, James Garfield.

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