Bride's Chair

One name for the figure used by Euclid to prove the Pythagorean theorem. It is sometimes also known as the "windmill."

See also

Peacock Tail

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Bogomolny, A. "Bride's Chair.", D. The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Geometry. London: Penguin, p. 203, 1991.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Bride's Chair." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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