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Tool: Pythagoras' Mystery Tablet
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Go to: http://mathforum.com/escotpow/puzzles/irrationals/applet.html (opens a new window)
Description: Try typing different side lengths as fractions or as decimals. Watch how this affects the computed area of the square at the bottom. How close can you get to the area values on Pythagoras' Tablet?
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: ESCOT
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Lesson Plan: Pythagoras' Mystery Tablet Teacher Support
Activity: Pythagoras' Mystery Tablet Problem
Courses: Math 7 Irrational numbers
Algebra Irrational