Pythagoreantheorem Definition
pĭthăgərēən
noun
The theorem that in a right triangle the hypotenuse squared is equal to the sum of the squares of the other sides (i.e., c^{2} = a^{2} + b^{2})
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(geometry) A mathematical theorem which states that the square of the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of those of the two other sides.
The Pythagorean theorem only applies to right triangles.
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(functional analysis) A generalization of the Pythagorean theorem for Euclidean triangles to Hilbert spaces.
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Origin of Pythagoreantheorem

Named after Pythagoras, from Ancient Greek Πυθαγόρας (Pythagoras), Greek mathematician and philosopher who by tradition is credited with theorem's discovery and proof.
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