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The Math Book: From Pythagoras to the 57th Dimension, 250 Milestones in the History of Mathematics (Sterling Milestones)

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Mary McDonald Pythagoras 16 3/4" Wide Brass Pendant Light

Reviews Mary McDonald Pythagoras 16 3/4″ Wide Brass Pendant Light for sale

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Verbal Goldmine - #9

I never seem to meet interesting people when I go purposefully searching for them – it always seems to occur purely by accident. Granted, this is not always 100% the case, but there seems to be something about it, the intrigue of unpredicted spontaneity. 674 more words

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The mysterious life of Pythagoras

The Pythagorean Theorem is a well-known theorem that we study in math. We all probably learned about it in high school during our geometry class. It is a simple theorem: a2 + b2= c2, which we use to find the hypotenuse of a right angle (90 degrees) triangle. 616 more words

Greek Mathematics

Pythagoras and the Beanstalk

  

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Here is an example of a TEDEd lesson that I created about the life and death of the mathematician Pythagoras, entitled “Pythagoras and the Beanstalk”. 173 more words

Education

Relearning Piano

I decided to relearn how to play the piano when I retired recently. It was a little awkward to restart playing the piano after a half century’s hiatus. 181 more words

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