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Who Invented Pythagoras' Theorem?

It is doubtful whether Pythagoras (c. 570-495BC) was really a mathematician as we understand the word. Schoolchildren still learn his so-called theorem about the square on the hypotenuse (a2+b2 =c2). 68 more words

Ancient Greece

Shout out to all my math peeps

Math is really hard but at the same time it is so amazing. You can describe the world and the universe using math and the more you use it the more you understand about all our surroundings. 141 more words


Pythagoras and How His Ideas Can Be Used Today

Pythagoras (569BC – 475BC) was one of histories first recorded mathematicians and one of many ancient Greek philosophers. His practices and teachings could be described as somewhere in the middle of religion and science (Connor and Robertson, 1999) which was unusual and very controversial at the time. 749 more words


Witch's Brew for Equine Advocates

“Many thanks to Grandma Gregg for sharing this ‘Feel Good Sunday’ piece which sparks several latent memories, for me, from days gone by.  I think I have prepared just such a dish, on several occasions, but consuming copious amounts of Wrangler Iced Tea during it’s preparations has impaired my ability to recall if it really tasted as good as is alluded to, here.  431 more words


Pythagoras' Theorem - Behold!

My friend Graham showed me this at the weekend. Pretty cool.