Pythagorean Theorem Proof

How To : Geometrically prove the Pythagorean theorem

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps. With this installment from Internet pedagogical sup ...more

How To : Use the Pythagorean theorem in geometry

Need help figuring out how to determine the length of the sides of a right triangle? Need to know how to solve a matrix-form linear equation in algebra? From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belo ...more

How To : Understand the Pythagorean Theorem

In this video Ken teaches you about the Pythagorean Theorem. The Pythagorean Theorem is used to find the missing length of a side of a right triangle. By watching this video, you will learn how to find any the length of any side by using a simple mathematical formula. Ken walk ...more

How To : Apply the Pythagorean theorem

Meet the Pythagorean theorem—an indispensable tool for any budding geometer. The Pythagorean theorem will allow you to measure the hypotenuse or any other side of a right triangle when the length of its other two sides are known. For specific, step-by-step instructions on how ...more

How To : Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to right triangles

In this video the instructor talks about Pythagorean theorem and how to apply it to right triangles. Pythagorean theorem states that in any right triangle if a and b are the lengths of the legs and c is the length of the hypotenuse the sum of the squares of the lengths of the ...more

How To : Make calculations with the Pythagorean theorem

From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematical minds have belonged to autodidacts. And, thanks to the Internet, it's easier than ever to follow in their footsteps (or just study for that next big test). With this in ...more

How To : Use the Pythagorean Theorem in basic geometry

Simple explanation of this nice fact from math. Math can be sometimes surprising, as well as elegant and pretty. Understanding this common geometric equation will help you out tremendously in math. The Pythagorean Theorem is basic geometry.

How To : Use the Pythagorean theorem

Pythagoras was a smart man, so smart that his mathematical theory is named after him and still used today, more than 2,000 years later: the Pythagorean theorem. It implies that the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two ...more

How To : Pythagorean Theorem

What Is Pythagorean Theorem? Pythagorean Theorem is an equation discovered by a man named Pythagoras. It can be used to determine whether or not a triangle is a right triangle and find missing lengths of a triangle. The equation is: Parts of a Triangle The hypotenuse is the ...more

How To : Find the surface area of a pyramid with BabelMath

A pyramid is a three dimensional figure with the base in the form of a triangle and three slant sides to it. To find the surface area of a pyramid you have to find the area of the different pieces that make it up. The pyramid base can be triangle or even other geometric figure ...more

How To : Use the Pythagorean Formula to find a missing side

The Pythagorean theorem is a simple theorem that states that - for a right angled triangle the square of the length of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the length of the remaining two sides. In this video, a right angled triangle with three sides, namely a ...more

How To : Find the surface area of a cone without a slant

The video describes the "Calculation of the surface area of the cone without a slant". If the base circle diameter (d) and the height of the cone (h) are known, then the following procedure can be used for finding out the surface area oh the cone: Surface area of the cone is ...more

How To : Find the area of a parallelogram using geometry

The video shows us how to find the area of parallelogram using geometry. Here in this video it is done by using an example where the parallelogram is given ABCD. The area of the parallelogram is base times height (bh). Here the base is given as 15 but the height is not known b ...more

How To : Find the area of a rectangle using geometry

This video shows how to compute the area of a rectangle given the length of one of its sides and its diagonal. First start by drawing the picture of the rectangle. Now draw the diagonal and label the known lengths. In the diagram, the diagonal and two sides of the rectangle fo ...more

Today's Tidbit : Einstein's Theory of Special Relativity

Imagine two stakes in your backyard. Now draw an east-west, north-south coordinate system on your lawn. Measure the east-west distance between the stakes and also the north-south distance. Take the square root of the sum of the squares of the two measurements and, voilà, you e ...more

How To : Do Pythagorean Theory

The Pythagorean Theory is a way to find the missing length of a right triangle. Here is a right triangle with a description. The Formula for Pythagorean's Theory is A squared + B squared = C squared. If the hypotenuse is missing then you would use the formula above. If one of ...more

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