"The triangle ABC is divided into 2 right triangles I and II. ABC is seen to be equal to 1/2 of the…

"The child sees triangle ACB = triangle ADB, and that I + II = CA - DB; and so he sees that the area…

"Fig. 3 shows triangle I = triangle II, III = IV, and so triangle ABC = 1/2 of rectangle ABDE. The fact…

Illustration of an extension ladder. If ladder is leaned against a building, it will form a right triangle…

Illustration of a ladder that is not perpendicular to the ground. If it is set on the ground and leaned…

Illustration of a ladder that is not perpendicular to the ground. If it is set on the ground and leaned…

Illustration of a ladder that is not perpendicular to the ground. If it is set on the ground and leaned…

Illustration of a ladder leaning against the side of a building (wall) to form a right triangle .

Illustration of a ladder leaning against a palm tree, that is perpendicular to the ground, to form a…

Illustration of a ladder leaning against a palm tree, that is perpendicular to the ground, to form a…

Illustration of a ladder leaning against a palm tree, that is perpendicular to the ground, to form a…

Illustration of a leaning tower with a perpendicular drawn from the top of the tower to the ground to…