Pythagoras

A Grade 6 Reading Skill Resource

More than twenty-five centuries ago, a Greek philosopher from the island of Samos discovered a new idea. Since then, the Pythagorean Theorem has been recognized as one of the most beautiful concepts in mathematics. Today, everyone who studies geometry knows this man?s name and his idea.

This is a biography of the ancient mathematician who came up with a simple way to compute the sides of right triangles, and lots of other things that made no sense whatsoever.

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