Thursday, March 13, 2008

Megan's Scribe Post

Today in class we continued with our new unit The pythagorean Theorem. We had to find out the Pythagorean Triple using only up to 5 on our perfect square chart. The pythagorean triple is 3,4 and 5.

(Ex. 32(squared) + 42 = 52. = 9 + 16 = 25. A2 + B2 = C2. The first, second, and third numbers show A2, B2 and C2. (squared).
32 or 9 = A,
42 or 16 = B2,
and 52 or 25 = C2

Then later during class we showed the pythagorean triple in 3 pictures for better understanding.

This is called Proof #1

1) This picture shows that the pythagorean triple helps show A2 + B2 = C2.

2) Shows that 32 + 42 = 52 using...well, squares to show that both A and B makes C.

3) The shaded parts around the 42 shows that 52 was made by adding 32 to 42.
Well, thats it!!! XD (Feel like using red now!)



Great job MEG :) the pictures were easy to understand and the overall work was easy to understand anyone who missed class should come here and read this scribe =)

=)EmilyDeSousa~x0x0~ said...

Good Job Megan !
If I wasnt in class that day I would know everything that we did in class, like how you use the pictures they were easy to understand (well for me it was).
Great Job Megan!(:

Drea said...

Good job! I like how your pictures were easy to understand and were clear. Your description was really easy to follow if you missed class! Great job!

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kiahna 8-16 said...

Great Job megan i like how you used pictures to show people what you were talking about !!!!!!!!!

david.8.16* said...

very nice haha =]
I should sleep in and miss a day of school because i could look at your scribes and know exactly what i missed! How long did those pictures take to make in paint? Hehe great scribe.

Vicky-8-16 said...

Good Job Megan! I like how you used different colours in the pictures, it helps demonstrate what you are trying to explain.

Danica16 said...

good job meggy

it was really well done

Robby 8-16 said...

good work megan, the pictures were very clear and helped me write down what i missed. Great scribe!

Nathaniel 8-16 said...

good job.. MEG haha =P.