Category Archives: Geometry

Pythagoras and Right Triangles

Image Copyright 2013 by Passy’s World of Mathematics From the Pyramids to the current day, Mathematics, Measurement, and Geometry have been critical to the success of any building project. Daniel is a Carpenter friend of Passy’s World, and has been … Continue reading

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Mathematical Christmas Decorations

Image Copyright 2012 by Passy’s World of Mathematics Here’s a great idea for decorating your Maths Classroom for the festive season – Polyhedra and Geometrical Solids! A friend of mine had her class make various three dimensional solids out of … Continue reading

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Isometric Drawing and 3D Cubes

Image Source: http://benswift.com The above picture is a brilliant piece of computer art by Adobe Flash Programmer Ben Swift. Go to the following link to see this artwork running, and changing colour in Flash on your computer. (Does not work … Continue reading

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Sydney Harbour Bridge Mathematics

Image Copyright 2012 by Passy’s World of Mathematics The Sydney Harbour bridge is a magnificent structure of mathematical genius, located in what has to be the world’s most beautiful city. In this lesson we look at the mathematics associated with … Continue reading

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Traversable and Hub Networks

Image Source: http://flikie.s3.amazonaws.com Airports can sure get busy, but not to the extent of the above photo-shopped masterpiece ! Airlines use “Hub Networks”, which are actually multiple Hub and Spoke structures that are interconnected to each other by multiple paths. … Continue reading

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