Two Elegant Proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem

Here’s Looking at Euclid by Helen Friel

Although one of the most well-known names in the mathematics world, we know very little about Pythagoras. Even though we named one of the most popular math theorems after him, we don’t even know if he was a brilliant mathematician or the leader of a terrorism-based cult, completely against innovation. Because we lack knowledge any deeper than legend from before 6 B.C., these traits will likely remain unknown.



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