TechFest: Squares, Square Roots and Pythagoras Spoken Word

TechFest: Squares, Square Roots and Pythagoras

  • Date

    Friday 27 September 2013

  • venue

    TechFest

  • time

    Friday 27th September, 6.00pm

  • age

    All

  • price

    Adults - £5.50 Concessions - £3.85 including bf

  • genre

    Spoken Word

TechFest 2013

Squares, Square Roots and Pythagoras

Fraser Noble Building FN3    

Friday 27th September 6.00pm

Adults - £5.50  Concessions - £3.85 including bf

Age 14+ only

Many adults remember studying Pythagoras’s Theorem at school but fewer can recall exactly what that was, except that it had something to do with squares and square roots. This talk will take a sideways look at these apparently simple concepts on the way to seeing who Pythagoras was, what his theorem says and how it can be proved without algebra.


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