Chapter 1: History of the Pythagorean Theorem Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Geometry - Pythagorean Theorem Read Resources Details Chapter Outline 1.1. Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans1.2. Pythagorean Theorem1.3. A Debate about True Origins1.4. The Theorem's Significance Chapter Summary Image Attributions Description This chapter gives a brief history of the Pythagorean Theorem by discussing the possible origins of the theorem. The chapter also explains what the Pythagorean Theorem is and shows a simple proof of the theorem. Authors: Laura Swenson, (LSwenson) CK-12 Foundation Tags: Babylonians CK.MAT.ENG.SE.1.Pythagorean-Theorem.1 Egyptians (5 more) Euclid Pythagoras Pythagorean triples right triangle similar triangles Date Created: Jul 25, 2013 Last Modified: Apr 29, 2014 You can only attach files to chapter which belong to you If you would like to associate files with this chapter, please make a copy first.