Unit 3:
The ``Pythagorean'' Theorem October 8

Readings.
Topic  Book  Pages 
Areas  handout  
Dissection proof of the kou ku theorem  CP  180183 
Applications of the kou ku theorem  CP  183188 
Pythagorean triples  CP  115118 
Book codes: AC=Africa Counts; MMC=Multicultural Math Classroom; CP=Crest of the Peacock; UHN=Universal History of Numbers
Assignment #3. (due Monday, November 5th)
The assignment will be distributed in class on Monday, October 29th. You can also print it out here if you have the Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Sample Test Questions.
You may bring a 5x7 index card with any notes you wish on it. The test will be about 30 minutes long.
Web Resources.
Multicultural Mathematics
home page.
Images are from the MacTutor
History of Mathematics Archive (used by permission).