# Pythagorean theorem water demo

Posted to Visualization  |  Tags: ,  |  Nathan Yau

This is years old, but it still tickles the neurons every time. It’s a straightforward demonstration of the Pythagorean theorem, also known as

$a^2 + b^2 = c^2$

With a right triangle, the hypotenuse squared is equal to the sum of squares of the other two sides. It will now be referred to as glub, glub, glub.