Pythagoras minimally invasive

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Pythagoras minimally invasive

  1. 1. Pythagoras<br />And his theorem<br />
  2. 2. Who Was He?<br />Pythagoras was a Greek mathematical genius and philosopher.<br />He lived in the 6th century BC, born in 570 BC and died in 495 BC at 75 years old.<br />He was born on Samos island and died in the city Metapontum.<br />He created Pythagoras's theorem that is perhaps the best known theorem in the whole of mathematics.<br />
  3. 3. Pythagoras’s Theorem<br />For any right-angle-triangle, the area of the square formed on the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the areas of the squares formed on the other two sides. <br />
  4. 4. The question <br />A ladder is leaning against a wall. It is 5metres long, the base of the ladder is 3.5 metres away from the wall. How far up the wall did the ladder reach?<br />
  5. 5. Our answer<br /> 3.5701421!!!!<br />
  6. 6. The ‘SIMPLE THREE STEP METHOD’<br />Square the two numbers that you are given.<br />Find the longest side ,add the two squared numbers.<br /> To find a shorter, subtract the smaller one <br /> from larger.<br />Take the square root. Then check that your <br /> answer is sensible.<br />
  7. 7. Thank you for watching<br />

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