Discussion:  Types of Triangles tpow 
Topic:  Isosceles? 
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Subject:  RE: Isosceles?  oops! 
Author:  Annie 
Date:  Apr 7 2006 
pages 2 and 3, and sure enough, 6 is not usually equal to 5.96! I've fixed
those pages of the sketch and I think everything should be fine. But do let me
know if anyone finds other problems.
Annie
> Hi, Oscar. I'm the author of the sketch. I have to admit that I'm
> not seeing the same problem you are. I've downloaded the sketch on
> two different computers and also looked at my original sketch, and
> all three sides of the red triangle seem to be measured in
> hundredths. I get 5.96 cm for both legs if I don't move anything
> after I open the sketch.
I am curious at to whether anyone else
> is seeing the same behaviour that Oscar does. Please post a reply
> here if you are (or aren't, I guess). Thanks.
Of course,
> rounding measurements and calculations in Sketchpad can lead to some
> very interesting class discussions exactly because of the situation
> you describe  things that you KNOW are equal don't seem to be, and
> how could that be? :)
Annie
 
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