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Multimedia Tools for Communicating Mathematics by Tom M. Apostol (auth.), Jonathan Borwein, Maria H. Morales,

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)

"This e-book arose from shows at a global workshop equipped on the Centro del Matematic e Aplicacoes Fundamentais on the college of Lisbon … . those court cases disguise a huge spectrum of either innovations and methods and a few tremendous necessary dialogue. … As a source, those complaints could be at the table of somebody with both a wish or have to boost multimedia instruments for instructing and visualizing arithmetic at any level." (Douglas Quinney, MSOR Connections, Vol. 2 (4), 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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