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Pythagoras

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Definition: Greek mathematician who, among other things, came up with the famous theorem for figuring the angles and sides of a triangle. He was also a philosopher. Little is known of his work because he didn't write much down.

Related Resources:
Ancient Greece
Learn more about the area as a whole.

Elsewhere on the Web:
The Pythagorean Theorem
See how this famous theorem works, in 3D.

Life of Pythagoras
Read all about the famous man's life and work.

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