% Script stepPyramid.m
% Draw a step pyramid with a base rectangle of L-by-H where H<=L.
% Each step has the same height H. The next rectangle up is 2/3 the
% width of the rectangle below, and so forth. The top step must have
% a length no less than H.
L= input('What is the length L of the base of the step pyramid? ');
H= input('What is the height H of each step (H<=L)? ');
% Set up graphics window
close all % close all figure windows
figure % new figure window
axis equal off % all axes: same scale, no display
hold on % hold all calls to plot on current axes
% Draw the step pyramid. Lower left corner of the base is at (0,0)
hold off
shg