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Pythagorean theorem

The animation shows the squares formed by the cathetus (legs) and the hypothenuse of a right-angled triangle.

You can move the blue dot using the mouse.

The animation was originally developed as a offline application for Windows and Macintosh systems and for integration into Microsoft PowerPoint slides. The online version presented here serve as a preview. The exe or app file can be downloaded free of charge from members area.



Point A of the triangle can be changed along the circle. All squares will adjust in real-time.

General information

Title:Pythagorean theorem
Target group:
  • Teachers and lecturers
  • Independent learners
Platforms (primary):
  • Microsoft® Windows®
  • Microsoft® PowerPoint®
  • Apple® Macintosh®
  • Resizable without the loss of visual clarity
  • No installation required
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Further animations for smartphones/tablets

Calculation of the outer circle of a triangle

Calculation of the inner circle of a triangle

Calculation of the center of gravity on a triangle

Geometric relationships on a square


Authoring tool: Adobe Animate


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