By Tom M. Apostol (auth.), Jonathan Borwein, Maria H. Morales, José F. Rodrigues, Konrad Polthier (eds.)
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"This ebook on multimedia instruments for speaking arithmetic is a variety of shows which came about at a global workshop prepared by means of the Centro de Matematica e Aplicacoes Fundamentais. … this is often a great publication on instruments and algorithms that are used to create new methods of creating interactive displays and multimedia classes. this is often additionally an exceptional up to date reference e-book on multimedia instruments to be had for arithmetic and comparable matters. I strongly suggest this booklet … ." (T. E. Simos, magazine of Computational equipment in Sciences and Engineering, Vol. three (2), 2003)
"This booklet is a sleeper; meant as a workshop on utilizing multimedia instruments to speak arithmetic, it really is jam-packed with eye-opening info to make readers want that they had attended the workshop in person." (J. Johnson, selection, September 2002)
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This segment contains excerpts from the video The Theorem of Pythagoras. It begins with a statement of the Pythagorean Theorem and its interpretation in terms of areas of squares constructed on the sides of a right triangle. An animated proof is shown, suggested by a diagram in a Chinese manuscript. This is followed by a discussion of Pythagorean triples using a moving ruler as the hypotenuse of a variable 24 Tom M. Apostol Fig. 11. Animated segment showing examples of Pythagorean triples right triangle.
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