Saturday, November 2, 2013

Common Triples

Todays video covers common triples or you may call them Pythagorean Triples. Common triples are positive integers that satisfy the pythagorean thereum. For instance,take 3,4, and 5. If you square each of these numbers you get 9 + 15 = 25 which fulfills the pythagorean theorem of A squared plus b squared equals c squared. Hope this short video help in Math class.

Pythagorean Triples

Video Guide

:11 Example of a common triple
 

:18 What is a common triple? answered
 

:40 Example of using common triples to find a missing leg with a right triangle
 

1:23 Rules for finding missing sides using common triplets
 

2:00 View a List of common triples
 

2:49 How to set up a table of common triples and their multiples

 

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