March 10, 2018

Theorems

Postulate1-3–given AB and a # r between 0 and 180, there is exactly one ray w/ endpoint A, extending on each side of AB, such that […]
March 10, 2018

Stifel And Roberval

Michael Stifel was a German mathematician who lived in the late fifteenth century and early to mid-sixteenth century. He was born in 1487, in Esslingen, Germany. […]
March 10, 2018

Pythagorean Theorem

The Pythagorean Theorem is a geometrical expression used often in math and physics. It used to 2 2 2 find the unknown side of a right […]
March 10, 2018

Pythagoras

Pythagoras of Samos is often described as the first pure mathematician. He is an extremely important figure in the development of mathematics yet we know relatively […]
March 10, 2018

Postulates And Theorems

P1-Ruler Postulate. P2-seg. add. postulate. P3-Protractor postulate. P4-angle add. postulate. P5- A line contains at least two points; a plane contains at least 3 points not […]
March 10, 2018

Pi Number

A little known verse in the bible reads “And he made a molten sea, ten cubits from the one brim to the other; it was round […]
March 10, 2018

Pascal`s Triangle

Blasé Pacal was born in France in 1623. He was a child prodigy and was fascinated by mathematics. When Pascal was 19 he invented the first […]
March 10, 2018

Looks Can Be Deceiving

Paradoxes are sometimes composed of contradictory ideas presented together, ultimately leading to an unworkable situation. Paradoxes, however, are not simply ambiguous questions. Paradoxes are the essence […]
March 10, 2018

Infinity

Most everyone is familiar with the infinity symbol, the one that looks like the number eight tipped over on its side. Infinity sometimes crops up in […]