Monday, March 24, 2008

Mya's Pythagoras Growing Post


Part; 1
A Pythagorean triple is a right triangle (a,b,c) a2+b2=c2.
But, the example I'm going to use is 32+42 = 52.

Part; 2

Part; 3

You're locked out of your house and the only open window is on the second floor, 25 feet above the ground. You need to borrow a ladder from one of your neighbors. There's a bush along the edge of the house, so you'll have to place the ladder 10 feet from the house. What length of ladder do you need to reach the window? Part; 4

My cat is wanting to get the meat on the stove, my stove is 120 cm and my cat is 10 cm away from the stove. How long does my cat have to jump to get to my stove?

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