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Pythagoras Theorem

DEMONSTRATION:

Nice visual water demonstration seeing how pythagoras works: http://blogs.rosebank.nsw.edu.au/slotter/2014/04/16/pythagoras-theorem-water-demo/

ONE OF DAN MEYER’S QUESTION SCENARIOS:

http://threeacts.mrmeyer.com/tacocart/

Need to use Pythagoras and some thinking to work it out! 24 more words

General

Famous Numbers Part 6 - Pythagoras's Constant

The Pythagorean school of thought, founded by Pythagoras of Samos, believed that all numbers were rational numbers. That is all numbers can be expressed as fractions. 219 more words

Mathematics

NAYSAYERS BE DAMN, INDIA WILL PROOVE IT

Let noble thoughts come to us from all sides

RIGVED

The independence of India from the British rule once looked an elusive goal. 2,157 more words

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We mathematicians have become obsolete.

We were doomed to die out as soon as “we” were born in the medieval period as a class of astrologers whose main task was to calculate the positions of planets and stars and the length breadth weights and measures of the empire. 1,162 more words

Reaching for the Stars – Enlightened Goal Setting (Part 2)

“The important thing is to strive towards a goal which is not immediately visible. That goal is not the concern of the mind, but of the spirit.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry…

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Happiness

Civilisation 8: Pythagoras

Welcome to the ‘Civilisation’ blog series. This is my attempt to categorise some of history’s most famous (and infamous) names. Sometimes it’s serious and sometimes it’s silly. 571 more words

Religion