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Transcript of Pythagorean Theorem
for the Pythagorean Theorem Pythagoras lived in Ancient Greece,
and developed the first known proof
of the Pythagorean Theorem. Greece But he wasn't the first to discover it. The Egyptians knew about the
Pythagorean Theorem before Pythagoras. They used a rope with 12 knots that were
equally spaced to mark out right angles and
to measure distances. You might recognize this
as a 3-4-5 right triangle. The Egyptians used it to build magnificent structures.
Like the Pyramids at Giza. The Chinese knew about the Pythagorean Theorem, too. So did the Indians. Hindu priests used the Pythagorean Theorem
to ensure that their altars were constructed precisely. Otherwise, they were afraid they would offend their gods. India The ancient Babylonians knew about the Pythagorean Theorem, too. Archaeologists have found a tablet containing a table of what we now call Pythagorean Triples, written in cuneiform. No one is sure why. Pythagorean Theorem - Developed for a variety of purposes by a variety of people Egypt