### Pythagorean Theorem

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For our assignment we had to explain the Pythagorean Theorem..,,which was proven by Pythagoras,,,...

Pythagoras was born between 580 and 572 BC, he died between 500 and 490 BC was an Ionian Greek mathematician and founder of the religious movement called Pythagoreanism. He is often revered as a great mathematician, mystic and scientist ; however some have questioned the scope of his contributions to mathematics and natural philosophy. Herodotus referred to him as the most able philosopher among the Greeks. Pythagoras was the first westerner ti determine that the earth was round. He also found out that season were caused by the earth axis and he was the most famous discovery was the Pythagorean Theorem , which is .

Vocabulary:

Legs- are the two shortest side on the triangle sides a and b. The legs also make up the 90 degrees.
Hypotenuse
- is longest side of a triangle, side c.
R.A.T- is triangle it stands for Right Angled Triangle, any triangle with 90 degrees. Greek- A person of greek origin.
Theorem- is the second word of the Pythagorean Theorem which was proven by Pythagoras.

Artifacts:

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2nd Artifacts

3rd Artifacts

Pythagoras Invention

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Here's my video,,,,......

First Video

#### 2 Responses to "Pythagorean Theorem"

February 28, 2009 at 3:39 PM
nice! Chie your pictures were big and your work was very understandable,good job!
May 18, 2009 at 3:33 PM
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