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Solving EQUATIONS by shooting TURTLES with LASERS

Started by Unbeliever, April 28, 2019, 03:25:11 pm

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April 28, 2019, 03:25:11 pm Last Edit: May 01, 2019, 05:16:31 pm by Unbeliever
QuoteToday's video is about Lill's method, an unexpectedly simple and highly visual way of finding solutions of polynomial equations (using turtles and lasers). After introducing the method I focus on a couple of stunning applications: pretty ways to solve quadratic equations with ruler and compass and cubic equations with origami, Horner's form, synthetic division and a newly discovered incarnation of Pascal's famous triangle.




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUC-8P0zXe8

http://www.qedcat.com/misc/lill_method/



http://heim.ifi.uio.no/magho/lill/
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