Definition of Pythagorean theorem in English:

Pythagorean theorem

Syllabification: Py·thag·o·re·an the·o·rem
Pronunciation: /pəˌTHagəˈrēən, pī-
 
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  • A theorem attributed to Pythagoras that the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.
    More example sentences
    • Suffice it to say that the headaches of algebra, Pythagoras' theorem, and geometry didn't tickle his fancy.
    • By chapter two he is proving Pythagoras' theorem from first principles and introducing non-Euclidean geometry.
    • The Sulba Sutras demonstrate that India had Pythagoras' theorem before the great Greek was born.

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