## Tangents and the Pythagorean Theorem

A common exercise that’s used to reinforce the concept that the tangent of a circle is perpendicular to its radius involves finding the radius of a circle...

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# Month: April 2015

## Tangents and the Pythagorean Theorem

## Spelling and Math

## Radicals and Mixed Numbers

## Introducing the Spry

## Polygon Sets: Doing the Math

## Polygon Sets

A common exercise that’s used to reinforce the concept that the tangent of a circle is perpendicular to its radius involves finding the radius of a circle...

Last night, as part of our learning-play, I asked my five-year-old son how to spell “night”. He told me “nitk”. That got me thinking abo...

The lesser known of two math memes currently wandering around the Internet involves an interesting equation: \[\sqrt{2\frac{2}{3}} = 2\sqrt{\frac{2}{3}}\] This ...

Some time ago, the discussion on π being the incorrect number for calculations in trigonometry, in favor of τ (2π), led me to muse about creating a unit to repl...

In my previous post, I created sets of regular polygons in GeoGebra by setting a parameter of the polygons equal to a constant. In this post, I will show the ma...

I recently found myself creating a set of regular polygons for a worksheet. I used GeoGebra to create them, and then free-handed the zoom in order to get them c...