Pythagorean theorem extensions

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Title: Pythagorean theorem extensions
Author: Lau, Christina, 1987-
Abstract: This report expresses some of the recent research surrounding the Pythagorean Theorem and Pythagorean triples. Topics discussed include applications of the Pythagorean Theorem relating to recursion methods, acute and obtuse triangles, Pythagorean triangles in squares, as well as Pythagorean boxes. A short discussion on the depth of the Pythagorean Theorem taught in secondary schools is also included.
Department: Mathematics
Subject: Pythagorean Triples Triangles
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2152/ETD-UT-2011-08-3839
Date: 2011-08

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