A future president once published a mathematical proof

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Figure 0. For Bhaskara’s proof, we construct two squares, one within the other, and we wind up with three copies of the original triangle.
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Figure 1. A right triangle with distinct side lengths.
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Figure 2. A right triangle with its rotated copy aligned to its base.
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Figure 3. The completed trapezoid.

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