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  • Pythagoras

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    Pythagoras Pythagoras was a very significant person in the history of the world. He made many contributions to the fields of math, music, and astronomy. Pythagoras's teachings and beliefs that were once taught by him in his own school in ancient Greece, are still taught today. The thing that Pythagoras is probably the most famous for is the Pythagorean Theorem. The Pythagorean Theorem is used in the field of mathematics and it states the following: the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle

  • Pythagoras

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    Pythagoras Pythagoras was born around 569 B.C. in Samos, Ionia, and died around 475 B.C. Pythagoras was a Greek philosopher, and mathematician. Pythagoras also developed the Pythagorean brotherhood. This was religious in nature, however it formulated principals that influenced the thoughts of Plato and Aristotle, and contributed to the development of mathematics and Western rational philosophy. Pythagoras not only developed the theorem of A2+B2=C2, but he was also the first to create the music

  • Pythagoras

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    Pythagoras Pythagoras was a Greek philosopher that was responsible for some devolpments in mathematics. He was born around 560 B.C. and died around 480 B.C. He was originally from the city of Samos, Ionia(Later day Italy), but moved away from his home to escape the tyranny of Polycrates. Ionia was an area around the Mediterranean Sea and Samos was an island inside that area. From Samos he moved to the city of Croton. In Croton he established a school. The school was a philosophical and

  • Pythagoras

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    Pythagoras My name is Pythagoras of Samos. I believe I should win the fabulous two-week cruise on the incomparable Argo because I dedicated my life to educating and caring for the future generations. I risked my life to share my knowledge with anyone who wanted to learn. I was born on the island of Samos, but lived most of my life in Crotona, Italy. When I was a young man, I traveled to many different places to observe the different lifestyles and cultures. Some of the countries I visited

  • The Genius that Was Pythagoras

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    Whet mekis e pirsun cunsodirid e ginoas? All uf uar uponouns eri doffirint un whet wi thonk e ginoas os. Fur ixempli, Eonstion end Muzert wiri buth cunsodirid ginoasis bat Muzert's telint cemi netarelly whiri es Eonstion hed minturs hilp hom elung thi wey. Pythegures wes knuwn es thi forst pari methimetocoen. Su wes Pythegures cunsodirid e ginoas? Pythegures wes must will-knuwn fur whet wi knuw tudey es thi Pythegurien Thiurim end elsu thet thi sam uf ell thi englis on e troengli os iqael tu twu

  • Pythagoras Experiment

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    Pythagoras Experiment Aim: To investigate the relationships between the lengths of the 3 sides of the right angled triangles and the perimeters and areas of these triangles. Task 1: a) The numbers 5, 12, 13 satisfy the condition. 5² + 12² = 13² Because 5² = 5x5 = 25 12² = 12x12 = 144 13² = 13x13 = 169 And so 5² + 12² = 25 + 144 = 169 = 132 b) The Numbers 7, 24, 25 also satisfy the condition. 7² + 24² =25² Because 7² = 7x7 = 49 24² = 24x24 = 576 25²

  • Pythagoras of Samos

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    Pythagoras of Samos is a man who was more than just a mathematician. A Greek philosopher, founder of the Pythagorean brotherhood, he was an extremely important political figure for his time. He invented vegetarianism and created one of the first secret organizations. Not much is known about his mathematical achievements because he never wrote anything down. It is unsure where his views end and his disciple’s views began. He influenced Plato and Aristotle and made contributions to the development

  • Pythagoras' Theorem

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    Pythagoras' Theorem I am going to study Pythagoras' theorem. Pythagoras Theorem is a2 + b2 = c2. 'a' being the shortest side, 'b' being the middle side and 'c' being the longest side (hypotenuse) of a right angled triangle. For example, I will use 32 x 42 = 52 . This is because: 32 = 3 x 3 = 9 42 = 4 x 4 = 16 52 = 5 x 5 = 25 So.. 9 +16 = 25 For this table, I am using the term a, b, b + 1 Triangle Number (n) Length of shortest side Length of middle side Length of

  • Beyond Pythagoras

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    Beyond Pythagoras What this coursework has asked me to do is to investigate and find a generalisation, for a family of Pythagorean triples. This will include odd numbers and even numbers. I am going to investigate a family of right-angled triangles for which all the lengths are positive integers and the shortest is an odd number. I am going to check that the Pythagorean triples (5,12,13) and (7,24,25) cases work; and then spot a connection between the middle and longest sides. The

  • The Contributions Of Pythagoras To Anaximander

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    Cole Bauer Calculus Q3 Project February 18, 2014 Pythagoras to Anaximander Pythagoras was one of the first true mathematicians who was not only known for the famous Pythagorean theorem. His father was from Tyre while his mother was from Samos but when Pythagoras was born and growing up he spent most of his time in Samos but as he grew he began to spend a lot of time with his father. His father was a merchant and so Pythagoras travelled extensively with him to many places. He learned things as he