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Fractal Right Triangle
Any right triangle can be divided into two similar triangles by drawing the altitude to the hypotenuse. This Demonstration iteratively divides the largest triangle.
Contributed by:
Ed Pegg Jr
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Altitude
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Fractal
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Right Triangle
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Similar Triangles
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PERMANENT CITATION
"
Fractal Right Triangle
" from
the Wolfram Demonstrations Project
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/FractalRightTriangle/
Contributed by:
Ed Pegg Jr
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