## Babylonian math problem – West Asian science

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Area of a triangle To figure out the area of a triangle, multiply the base by the height of the triangle, and then divide by two: (Base x Height)/2. That's because the height [...]