urban_sk via twitter

Carrying on with the Graphics & Mathematics theme to help calculate the area of an isosceles/equilateral triangle. Other use of graphics to understand mathematics welcome from one and all, especially from @LSEMaths @LSESocialPolicy @urbanSP_KumarS #ARTinSP415, #64MillionArtists

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In school, *Pythagoras* theorem was rote taught @urban_sk and @UrbanSP_KumarS in the form of an equation – 2*x + 2*y = 2*z. Therefore, z = square root of 2*z. There was no explanation of the graphical origin of the Pythagoras Theorem @LSESocialPolicy @EdenLSE https://t.co/kWTrwCj3Xu