# Pythagorean Tangram

- Author:
- Pink Cree, Ryan Juppenny

Pythagorean tangram can demonstrate the Pythagorean Theorem.
The third-century Chinese mathematician Liu Hui used to explain the theorem by dissecting and rearranging squares.
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*From Jerry Slocum, The Tangram Book, 2003.*The yellow right triangle ABC with the squares on each sides; the seven pieces that make up squares on catheti can be rearranged to form a square on the hypotenuse.## Yellow points for translation, blue points for rotation.

## Pythagorean Theorem

In Euclid's Elements is formulated by using the geometric meaning of the square. Can you write it in geometric form?