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Pythagorean theorem

noun

Definition of Pythagorean theorem

  1. :  a theorem in geometry: the square of the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle equals the sum of the squares of the lengths of the other two sides



1743

First Known Use of pythagorean theorem

1743


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