Geometry & Mensuration Archive

Was Pythagoras Theorem actually proved by Pythagoras?

With all respect to Pythagoras, the so called Pythagoras’ Theorem was known to the ancient Indians long before the time of Pythagoras. Although Pythagoras introduced his theorem to the Western mathematical and scientific world long after, yet

Ratio of Area and Volume

Finding the ratio of areas or volumes given the length of a side of a 2 or 3 dimensional figure was always a time consuming task. With the help of the knowledge you are going to acquire

Understanding Platonic Solids with Modular Origami

A guest post by Maria Rainier Understanding Platonic Solids with Modular Origami Solid geometry is perhaps one of the best mathematical applications of origami, but of course, there are many other ways to use it in improving