The Pythagorean Theorem

By Tyler Beenken


Pythagoras lived in the 500s BC in the Greek colonies in southern Italy for most of his life. He had a group of disciples that went around and taught what he taught them.
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The Theorem

The Pythagorean theorem is the theory that the 2 smallest legs of a right triangle added up, equals the biggest side of the triangle (Also known as the hypotenuse). The equation for this is "a2+b2= c2".

Real Life Uses

The Pythagorean theorem is used in many simple things that we would never think to use this theorem for. Architecture uses the Pythagorean theorem for making roofs and