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7: Geometry

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    • 7.1: Radicals
    • 7.2: Triangles
      A triangle is formed when three straight line segments bound a portion of the plane, The line segments are called the sides of the triangle. A point where two sides meet is called a vertex of the triangle, and the angle formed is called an angle of the triangle, The symbol for triangle is △ .
    • 7.3: Triangle CIassifications
    • 7.4: The Pythagorean Theorem
      Pythagoras was a Greek mathematician and philosopher, born on the island of Samos (ca. 582 BC). He founded a number of schools, one in particular in a town in southern Italy called Crotone, whose members eventually became known as the Pythagoreans. Today, nothing is known of Pythagoras’s writings, perhaps due to the secrecy and silence of the Pythagorean society. However, one of the most famous theorems in all of mathematics does bear his name, the Pythagorean Theorem.


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