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Origami-inspired Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

While working with math teachers Richard Chang and Randi Currier of the Buckingham Browne & Nichols Middle School to come up with problems that use polynomials and rational expressions, we stumbled upon an origami-inspired proof of the Pythagorean theorem that I’d like to … Continue reading

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One-Fold Origami Puzzle Raffle – Solution

Congratulations to Philip H. for winning the One-Fold Origami Puzzle Raffle! Many thanks to all who participated! Here is Philip’s solution:

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One-Fold Origami Puzzle Raffle

This raffle is closed. Congratulations to Philip H. for being selected the lucky winner. Many thanks to all who participated! Here’s a chance for you for some chocolate from L. A. Burdick!

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Folding Pythagorean Triples with Origami

The fascination with Pythagorean triples continues…so in addition to the method of parametrizing rational points on the unit circle and the matrix method, here’s another way to generate them using origami. To the best of my knowledge, the method was discovered … Continue reading

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