Chapter 2 Project : Rule of Plato

by Isabelle Schoenborn

Introduction

Plato is an old Greek Philosopher. He found out may things.This project is about formulas.He showed this with a right triangle.It has 3 squares around it (because a SQUARED)The long sides of the triangle , the hypotenuse is the biggest square.The other two shorter side are called the legs.He had a formula off how to find the legs and the hypotenuse.Another Greek Philosopher called Pithagores. He found out the same thing with the right triangle and the squares .His formula was a squared times b squared equals c squared.However his formula for finding the legs and the hipotenuse was a little different.This project will be compairing the two methods and then finfing a pattren.