I have used the pythagorean theorem quite frequently yet have never have it proved for me. I tried to do so myself but as i suck at maths i was unsuccessful. Any links proving it would be apppreciated.
HallsofIvy said:Note that the fifth proof was due to American president James Garfield. Probably the only thing he did of any importance! (Other than getting assassinated and making Theodore Roosevelt president.)
Doodle Bob said:actually, it was mckinley's assassination that gave us Teddy's first term of office. Chester Arthur was Garfield's successor.