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#1 2013-01-21 08:29:24

Registered: 2013-01-21
Posts: 392

The Pythagoran Theorem

So, I went to a British tutoring site and found out about the Pythagoran Theorem problems.

Here is the Pythagoran Theorem itself:

And following that rule, you would do a problem like this:

1. Take 2 numbers, 1 being larger than the other. For example, 12 and 13.
2. Square them.

3. Subtract one from the other. 169-144=25
4. Find the square root of it. [math25=5[/math]

Therefore, the final formula would be:

^ <Latex fixed by moderator.  Some symbols cannot be copied from ordinary text.  Bob>

Last edited by n872yt3r (2013-01-22 00:38:15)

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#2 2013-01-21 10:10:57

From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 87,258

Re: The Pythagoran Theorem


Your latex is breaking up.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.


#3 2013-01-21 10:17:47

bob bundy
Registered: 2010-06-20
Posts: 6,427

Re: The Pythagoran Theorem


He just used the wrong thing for square root in Latex.  I've fixed it.


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