The Pythagorean Theorem

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The Pythagorean Theorem
Episode 5 of Geometry

2014
28 mins

We commonly define the Pythagorean theorem using the formula a2 + b2 = c2. But Pythagoras himself would have been confused by that. Explore how this famous theorem can be explained using common geometric shapes (no fancy...

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Director
James Tanton
Supplier
The Great Courses