Pythagorean Theorem

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Artifacts:

First Artifact- The Right Triangle

Second Artifact- Square

Third Artifact- Pythagoras

Pythagoras was born on 580 BC – 572 BC and 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. He is best known for the Pythagorean theorem, which bears his name. Known as "the father of numbers", Pythagoras made influential contributions to philosophy and religious teaching in the late 6th century BC.

Pythagoras Inventions..

First Proof:

Second Proof:

Vocabulary:

legs- are the sides of a right triangle that forms a 90 degree angle.

Greek- a person who's from Greece

Theorem- a mathematical statement and the sum of the areas of the two squares on the legs (a and b) equals the area of the square on the hypotenuse (c).

Hypotenuse- a longest side of a right angled triangle, labeled size which is C.

R.A.T- right angled triangle.

3 Responses to "Pythagorean Theorem"

February 28, 2009 at 3:46 PM
nice! explanation of your work and nice pictures it was big so we can see it clearly, but where's your two video's?
March 1, 2009 at 9:24 PM
GOOD JOB.. :)
March 2, 2009 at 10:21 PM
GOOD JOB!! I agree with bea, your pics are nice and big and its read to see..
:)