# Pythagorean Theorem

## Who?

Who- Pythagoras

What- Discovered the Pythagorean theorem

When- 500 B.C. - 569 B.C.

Where- At a school when he was a math teacher

Why- To make it easier to find the length on the side of the right triangle

## Jobs that use the Pythagorean Theorem?

Construction managers, Computer software engineers, Mathematicians, Carpenters, Construction and building inspectors that use the Pythagorean Theorem at their work.

## Why it's important to know how to use the Pythagorean Theorem?

One reason why it's important to know how to use the Pythagorean Theorem because if you were to grow up and become a construction manager you have to know how to use the Pythagorean Theorem when making blueprints for a building you are going to have built somewhere. So that's one reason why it's important to know how to use the Pythagorean Theorem when you work at a job that you have to use the Pythagorean Theorem in when you are working.

## Right triangle

A right triangle is a triangle that forms a 90 degree angle.

## Square

A square forms for right angles in it that are all the same degrees.

## square root

Square root is the square rooted number that you square rooted in the problem. For example the square of 25 is 5.