Looking for Pythagoreas
A Photo Essay
In the World, where do we use the pythagoreas theorem?
- Painting a wall
- Road trips
- Finding the right size of TV
RIght Triangle: A right triangle is a triangle where one angle is 90 degrees. (a right triangle)
Squares: The squares off each side of the triangle equal the area of the triangle altogether.
Square root: Hard to explain, but I'll just use an example. The square root of 16 is four, because 4 times 4 equals 16.
Area of the first 5 triangles: