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    contributions made by Islamic mathematician Muhammad Al-Khwarizmi to the difference subjects of algebra, geometry and trigonometry. Ideas discovered by Al-Khwarizmi are discussed as well as other concepts that serve as proof of his understanding of various complex ideas we use nowadays. These concepts include simplifying equations, completing the square and trigonometric tables. Key-Words: - Islam, Mathematics, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry 1 Introduction Throughout time, cultures and societies have created and discovered amazing concepts that have been passed down and are now considered…

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    Under a survey I conducted, I found out that about 74% of students actually like math. “It was fine before they implemented the Common Core. I think they should 've kept math they way they did before they implemented the new way of learning. And that 's why I hate math and dread going to math class” says Patrick Murzinski, an honors math student. Joey Rorro, a former honors geometry student states, “I hate geometry. Its useless information unless you are pursuing a career in architecture. Trying…

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    Johnny Martinez Period 7th Pythagorean Theorem The Pythagorean Theorem also known as Pythagoras’s theorem is a relation in Euclidean geometry that are the tree sides of a right triangle. It’s the sum of the areas of the two squares on the legs equals the area of the square on the hypotenuse. The equation use for it is A squared plus B squared equals C squared.The Theorem relates the lengths of the three sides of any…

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    I used to believe that geometry wasn’t possible without algebra, that geometry was essentially a representation of algebra. I didn’t have an experience of geometry that focused on the creativity and ingenuity that I’ve come to now know. Chapter 6 of Journey Through Genius reiterates how impressive the discipline of geometry truly is. Cardano’s solution to the general solution was astonishing, to me, because of the literal use of geometry to find the appropriate algebraic identities and the…

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    great mathematicians like Archimedes, Pythagoras, Euclid and Eratosthenes who provided the modern world with a strong base to the knowledge we have today. They gave the modern world hydrostatics, the volume of a sphere and the calculation of pi which is used to design impressive sea vessels, industrial tanks and modern medical devices respectively. Additionally, the modern world received from the ancient Greeks the Pythagoras theorem which has been beneficial to fields like astronomy and…

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    Early Geometry

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    After exploring geometry in all types of variations and activities since the beginning of the school year, on October 18th, 2015 I have planned to introduce the children in the 4’s class to an activity that supports spatial visualization and imagery. According to Douglas H. Clements and Julie Sarama, the authors of Learning and Teaching Early Math (2014), the ability to engage in visual imagery and spatial visualization is one of the most powerful operations in human cognition. This ability is…

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    A’s my eighth grade year, was corrupted by going into my freshman year, Geometry class. Our eighth grade year was still young. This was the good times when our grades didn’t count and I personally, didn’t care if my grades did count or not. My favorite time of the day was Algebra one. Now, I know that many of my classmates hated…

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    Soccer Geometry

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    Geometry of Goal Scoring The game of soccer is played by millions of people, players, and teams around the world. In all the games, there is one thing the teams are looking to achieve, scoring a goal. Scoring a goal as in, getting the ball inside the opponents net using anything but hands. One could use their head, knee, chest, thigh, foot, face, and many more and what is used could affect if it is made or not. What some people may not know are the other factors that increase or decrease their…

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    In ancient Egypt, the Nile would flood its banks each year, flooding the land and destroying the farm areas. When the waters receded and the people had to redefine the boundaries. This work was called geometry and was seen as a re-establishment of the principle of law and order on earth. (Lawlor, 6) The best lessons that I remember from my own math learning were the ones that involved interactivity with hands-on tools and tasks that connected to real life. Curious about how others viewed math…

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    Pythagoras Research Paper

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    in the eastern Agean. He was the son of Mnesarchus and his mother's name was Pythais as early writers say. His father was a gem-engraver or a merchant. As to the date of his birth Asistoxenus stated that Pythagoras left Samos in the reign of Polycrates at the age of forty. Great Philosophers/Scholars does not agree that Pythagorean Theorem was proved by himself. In twentieth century Bartel Leendar van der Waerden conjected that Pythagorean triple were discovered algebraically by the…

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