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# Why did Pythagoras discovered Pythagoras theorem?

Updated: 9/19/2023

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Pythagoras discovred it to find unknown sides in a right angled triangle

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### When did Pythagoras make his theorem?

he discovered it in 196C

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### What did Pythagoras do to celebrate when he discovered the theorem?

He sacrificed a goat, and celebrated with fellow pythagorians

### How old was Pythagoras when he discovered the theorem?

he was about 48-49 years of age jk

### Who was a mathematician that discovered a theory in math?

It was Pythagoras and his theorem about right angle triangles.

### How old was Pythagoras when he discovered Pythagoras theorem?

Pythagoras lived from 571 BCE to 495 BCE, so he was about 76 when he died. Pythagoras and his students are often said to have constructed the first proof of this useful theorem. Pythagoras had a school with many students. but the school was secretive, and the students gave their teacher for what they discovered. Because of this, we don't know exactly who did what and when. In any case, it is clear from their clay tablets that the Babylonians knew and used the theorem we call "Pythagoras' Theorem", about a thousand years earlier. They also knew some kind of proof.

### Who discovered Pythagoras?

When Pythagoras discovered his theorem, he used the general terms of a & b for the shorter legs and c for the longer side which he gave the name "hypotenuse". Thus we have the famous PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM!a^2 + b^2 = c^2

### From which civilization did Pythagoras borrow the 'Pythagorean Theorem'?

Pythagoras did not borrow the Pythagorean Theorem from any particular civilization. The theorem, which states that in a right-angled triangle the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides, was discovered by Pythagoras himself and is named after him.

### What theorem on triangles did Pythagoras find?

Pythagoras theorem

### How old was Pythagoras when he discovered the Pythagorean Theorem?

he was about 48-49 years of age jk

### Who discovered Pythagoras theorm?

When Pythagoras discovered his theorem, he used the general terms of a & b for the shorter legs and c for the longer side which he gave the name "hypotenuse". Thus we have the famous PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM!a^2 + b^2 = c^2

### Who is the first person who discovered Pythagorean Theorem before Pythagoras?

Pythagoras IDIOT Actually "The Chinese also knew this theorem. It is attributed to Tschou-Gun who lived in 1100 BC." Quoted from http://www.arcytech.org/java/Pythagoras/history.HTML