Pythagoras was a well-known mathematician, scientist and religious teacher.

He was the first great mathematician.

He is still remembered today for his famous theorem in geometry, the 'Pythagoran Theorem'

Where he was born

Pythagoras was born in Samos, Greece, around 580 B.C.

Bibliography

http://www.unexplainable.net/ancients/11-facts-about-pythagoras.php

http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Pythagoras.aspx

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pythagoreanism

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pythagoras

Drawings by Veronica Velasquez

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Basic Facts about Pythagoras

He was a mathematician.

Some believe that he invented the musical scale.

When he was young he traveled a lot, because of his interest in gaining more knowledge.

Great philosopher. Plato was greatly influenced by Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans.

he did not believe in decimal3 numbers

What Were The Pythagoras

They were a system of esoteric and metaphysical believers held by Pythagoras. They were greatly influenced by mathematicians, astronomy, and music. Pythagoreanism was created in the 5th century BC. It also had an influence in Platonism and vegetarianism.

**Pythagorean Theory**

Triangle 1.

Measurements

20.4 (leg)

20.5 (leg)

29.1 (hypotenuse)

Math

a² + b²= c²

20.4² + 20.5²= c²

416.16 + 420.25= c²

√836.41= √c²

28.9=c

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Pythagoras died in Metapontum, Italy, around 500 B.C

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Triangle 3

Measurements:

Leg:52.5 cm

Leg:29.7 cm

Hypotenuse:60.3 cm

Math:

a² + b²= c²

52.5² + 29.7²= c²

2,756.25 + 882.09

= 3,638.34

√3,638.34 = 60.3

Triangle 4

Measurements:

Leg: 21 cm

Leg: 20.7 cm

Hypotenuse: 29.5 cm

Math:

a² + b²= c²

21² + b²= 29.5²

441 + b²= 870.25

870.25 - 441

=429.25

√429.25 = 20.7

Triangle 5

Measurements

12.5 (leg)

13.5 (leg)

18.5 (hypotenuse)

Math

a² + b²= c²

12.5² + b²= 18.5²

156.25-156.25 + b²= 342.25-156.25

√b²= √186

b= 13.64

Nicole

**by Veronica, Ashley and Nicole**

Triangle 2

Leg -11.1 cm

Leg -9.5 cm

Hypotenuse -14.5 cm

Math

a²+b²=c²

11.1²+9.5²=c²

123.2+90.25=c²

√213.45=14.609