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NCTM 2016 Regional Conference & Exposition: Phoenix, Arizona

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

199- Pythagoras Got It Right!

Friday, October 28, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
221 C (Phoenix Convention Center)


Lead Speaker:
Stefanie M. Hassan


In this session we will take a brief look at how the Babylonians found Pythagorean triples about 4000 years ago and how we can use a modified version of their strategy, one that requires systems of equations, to find our own triples. Next we will examine how to use the Pythagorean theorem to find the equation of a circle. Yes, a circle.


Presentation Format: 8-10 Session


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