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Maths in the Movies
"Wizard of Oz" page 1
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This is an attempt on Pythagoras's theorem. It is a very good excerpt from a well known movie. The clip is short and near the end.
Most students have seen the movie in one of its many replays on television and are quite familiar with it.
The problem is very worthwhile for students of Year 10 or Year 11 to try. The proof is tricky and requires good reasoning ability.
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