16 09, 2017

## Babylonian math problem – West Asian science

By |2019-09-04T05:48:54-07:00September 16th, 2017|West Asia|2 Comments

A real Babylonian math problem on a clay tablet What math problems did Babylonian kids do? This is a real math problem assigned to Babylonian kids in Iraq about 1900 BC. See if [...]

29 07, 2017

## What is a triangle? Simple geometry

This is an equilateral triangle. A triangle is any set of three points on a plane and the lines connecting those points to each other, as long as the three points aren't all on the [...]

29 07, 2017

## Right triangle – Simple geometry

This is a right triangle, because one of the angles is a right angle. A right triangle is any triangle where one of the angles is exactly 90 degrees, or a right angle. You [...]

29 07, 2017

## What is a plane? Simple geometry

A plane goes on infinitely in all directions. Just as a line is made of an infinite number of points, a plane is made of an infinite number of lines that are right [...]

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29 07, 2017

Geometry: This is an equilateral trangle. What is geometry? The simplest geometric idea is the point, and then the line, the plane, and the solid. Shapes like circles, squares, rectangles, and triangles are flat, and we can think of [...]

29 07, 2017

## What is an isosceles triangle? Simple geometry

This is an isosceles triangle. Definition of an isosceles triangle Isosceles triangles have at least two sides that are exactly the same length. This forces two of their angles to also be acute angles of exactly [...]

29 07, 2017

## What is a hexagon? Simple geometry

This is a hexagon. See, it has six sides that are all the same length. Definition of a hexagon A hexagon is a flat shape, all in one plane, with six [...]

29 07, 2017

## Equilateral triangle – Simple geometry

This is an equilateral triangle. What makes a triangle equilateral? Equilateral triangles have all three sides exactly the same length. Because their sides are the same length, the three angles of an equilateral triangle are also [...]

28 07, 2017

## Bilateral symmetry – Geometry

By |2019-02-14T07:17:30-08:00July 28th, 2017|Biology, Math|0 Comments

A butterfly has bilateral symmetry. Thanks to Wikimedia Commons What is bilateral symmetry? A shape has bilateral symmetry when it is the same on both sides of a line drawn [...]

28 07, 2017