### Pythagorean Theorem

*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.*

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