Pythagorean Hexagons [solution]

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In fact the Pythagorean theorem is valid not only for hexagons and squares but for any set of geometrical similar figures.

James Schmerl found a five-piece solution to his problem (shown in the upper illustration) and American mathematician Greg Frederickson found a "sneaky" four-piece solution (shown in the lower illustration).

Posted: December 11, 2007
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