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Who was Pythagoras? Pythagoras (c. 580–500 B.C.) was an ancient Greek philosopher who was
interested in numbers and their meanings. He discovered the relationships between mathematics
and music, proposing that sounds and their relationships with other sounds can be measured
using numbers. He also proposed that the Earth is a sphere, that the Earth, Moon, and stars
revolve around the Sun, and that astronomy (the study of stars, planets, and heavenly bodies)
could be written as mathematical sentences called equations. Pythagoras and his followers used
lines, triangles, and squares made out of pebbles to represent numbers.
Today Pythagoras is best remembered for the Pythagorean theorem: The square of the length of
the hypotenuse (the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle) of a right triangle equals the
sum of the squares of the lengths of the triangle's other two sides.
What is he famous for? Because pythagoras was the first person to prove the pythagorean theorem
correct and his philosophy influence all other philosophers after his death, incluing Plato and
Aristotle. His Pythagorean School gained influence and respect during the years around 520 BC
in Italy. His Society was spread all throughout Europe and Asia
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What is the Pythagorean theorem formula? If you have just taken up a basic geometry course, one of the
first relations in Euclidean geometry that you will come across is the Pythagorean theorem
formula. It is a fundamental theorem related to right angled triangles that is of immense value to
geometry and
mathematics
in general. In this article, I explain what is the formula for
Pythagorean theorem.
This theorem which details an important property of right angled triangles is named after the
Greek mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras who discovered it. However there is evidence
that this theorem was known to ancient Indian and even Babylonian mathematicians. An ancient
Indian text called the
Apastamba Sulba Sutra
dating back to about 600 BC has a numerical proof
of Pythagorean theorem formula. Many indirect evidences of knowledge of the theorem have
been found in ancient Egyptian scrolls and Babylonian artifacts. After that brief discussion of the
history of the Pythagorean theorem let us move towards the statement of the theorem and
formula. Read more on
history of Pythagorean formula
.
Pythagorean Theorem Formula Explained
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 Spring '12
 MelanieRodriguez
 Pythagorean Theorem, Pythagorean Theorem formula

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