WONDER #2233: What Is the Pythagorean Theorem?

Question 1 of 3

Pythagoras was a philosopher and mathematician from which country?

  1. Greece
  2. Albania
  3. Egypt
  4. Iran

Question 2 of 3

The longest side of a right triangle is called the what?

  1. hypnotical
  2. hippopotamus
  3. hypotenuse
  4. Hippocrates

Question 3 of 3

What ancient site was built using the principles of the Pythagorean Theorem over two centuries before Pythagoras was born?

  1. Grand Canyon
  2. Stonehenge
  3. Westminster Abbey
  4. Area 51

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