Wizard of Oz  Scarecrow gets a diploma
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April 10, 2013
What corrections would you make to the Scarecrow's explanation of the Pythagorean Theorem?
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How do you find the square root of a side lenth of an isosceles triangle?

Why do people think math works that way? Also, why the specific (isoceles) case of the Pythagorean theorem, rather than the general case?





The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side???








This movie is about misplaced deference to authority. Did they include this mistake to make the pt that most would accept it due to his PhD?









Is the sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle actually equal to the square root of the remaining side?

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