Some students have engaged well with my student maths blog y9msc. Others not. Maybe they don’t “get it” yet?
Q. Give a real world example of where the pythagorean theorem could be used:
A. You are in a maths class and one of the questions is to find the length of the hypotenuse on a right-angled triangle.
A. In teaching your kids or helping them when they come to learn it.
A. flying a kite.
A. The Pythagorean theorem could be used to determine the length of ramp.
Q. Pythagoras’ theorem can be used with:
A. right angled triangles
A. all triangles
Certainly some interesting insights here as to how my students are thinking, and some misconceptions I need to clear up.