Pythagorean Tree

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Pythagorean Tree, in 2 Dimensions
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Fields: Algebra and Fractals
Image Created By: Enri Kina and John Wallison

Pythagorean Tree, in 2 Dimensions

A Pythagorean Tree is a fractal that is created out of squares. The space between the squares in each iteration creates a right triangle. The top line of the square becomes the hypotenuse of the triangle above it.

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This animation shows how the angles of the triangle affect the shape of the tree.

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