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The Most Famous Document of Babylonian Mathematics: Plimpton 322. Plimpton 322 reveals that the Babylonians discovered a method of finding Pythagorean triples, that is, sets of three whole numbers such that the square of one of them is the sum of the squares of the other two.

Using Algebra to Find the Sums of Sequences Algebra can help you add a series of numbers (the sum of sequences) more quickly than you would be able to with straight addition. Adding integers, squares, cubes, and terms in an arithmetic or geometric sequence is simple with these algebraic formulas:


Amazingly simple real-life demonstration of the Pythagorean Theorem makes it all make sense


In a multiple regression analysis involving 25 data points and 4 independent variables, the sum-of-squares terms are calculated as SSR = 120, SSE = 80, and SST = 200 - 911homeworkhelp

Mandelbrot Fractals: Hunting the Hidden Dimension


Foxy paper towels and toilet paper has conducted a cause marketing campaign in Italy since 2002 for UNICEF that is world-class. Every year, in schools, in family homes, in old people’s homes, thousands of people, make Pigotte (rag dolls) which are offered for adoption in more than 600 squares throughout Italy for 20 Euros each. The sum covers the cost of buying a lifesaving kit with the vaccines, vitamins, etc., critical to childhood survival. Each adopted Pigotta = a saved life.


When not knowing math can cost you $15,000. (Great example showing the Pythagorean Theorem)


Chinese Roast Pork Puffs

Chinese Roast Pork Puffs are a dim sum classic similar to the Roast Pork bun except they are wrapped in a slightly sinful, yet heavenly pastry!