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Page Break Pythagoras is known as the first pure mathematician. Pythagoras believed in many things. One of them being that... "all things are numbers. Mathematics is the basis for everything, and geometry is the highest form of mathematical studies. The physical world can understand through mathematics"(Math Open Reference). Pythagoras made a name for himself around the world with his teachings of mathematics. Another thing Pythagoras was famous for were his wise quotes. For example,..."Learn

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Decent EssaysBeing one of the greatest philosophers of his time, Pythagoras created a society of skilled mathematicians who worked together to facilitate mathematics, showed how numbers can be independent, and proved the Pythagorean theorem, making him iconic in mathematics today. His discoveries of simple yet essential methods are prevalent today throughout many mathematical fields in which they are treasured. The creations of Pythagoras were very powerful during the era in which he lived in. He created a community

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Decent EssaysPythagoras My name is Pythagoras of Samos. I believe I should win the fabulous two-week cruise on the incomparable Argo because I dedicated my life to educating and caring for the future generations. I risked my life to share my knowledge with anyone who wanted to learn. I was born on the island of Samos, but lived most of my life in Crotona, Italy. When I was a young man, I traveled to many different places to observe the different lifestyles and cultures. Some of the countries I visited

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Decent Essayssquares of the other two sides. Pythagoras started a group called the pythagoreans. Pythagoras made many contributions to the fields of math, music, and astronomy. Pythagoras was one of the first to teach that the Earth was at the center of the universe. Pythagoras was involved seeking out patterns behind numbers and finding sets. Pythagoras discovered prime number and composite numbers an integer that is not prime. He also looked at perfect numbers. Pythagoras and his students discovered

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Decent EssaysPythagoras was an Ionian Greek philosopher, mathematician, and the founder of pythagoreanism, he is also often referred to as the first pure mathematician. The Pythagoreans advance the mathematics and showed that is needed in our everyday life. Pythagoras was well educated, and he played the lyre throughout his lifetime, and also knew poetry. He was interested in mathematics, philosophy, astronomy and music, and was actually greatly captivated by Pherecydes (philosophy), Thales (mathematics and astronomy)

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Decent EssaysPythagoras was born in Samos, Greece in the year 570 BC. Little is known of Pythagoras’ early life, but we do know that he was well educated. It is thought that he was taught by Thales, Pherekydes and Anaximander. He memorized poetry, could recite Homer, and was taught how to play a small, stringed, harp-like instrument called a lyre. Due to the fact that his father, Mnesarchus, was a merchant, Pythagoras traveled a lot with him. In the places he traveled, he learned a great deal about religious

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Satisfactory Essayssources? Pythagoras, who was born in Samos, never documented his ideas. Many interpret his views through others that knew him. Like Socrates, Pythagoras is perceived by the writings of his peers. The lack of certain authority creates an error in determining Pythagoras’ views and life. Most historians believe that he was born near 570 BC and the origin of his name is a topic of discussion. Igor Surikov, an author of a recently published biography of Pythagoras states that, “Pythagoras is a common

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Decent EssaysPythagoras was a bright young man, traveling to places like Egypt to learn more about the world. As he got older he came up with many ideas, such as the Pythagorean Theorem and the tetractys and even the Pythagoras cup. The Pythagoras cup was a drinking glass that Pythagoras invented to impair greedy drinkers from drinking too much at a time. You could fill the cup up to a certain point, but the second the drink in that cup went over that point? It all spilled out the bottom of the cup. This, of

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Decent EssaysPythagoras of Samos, son of Mnesarchus and Pythias born 570 BCE in Samos Ionia was a Greek Philosopher, Mathematician and the founder of Pythagorean brotherhood. Although religious in nature , the Pythagorean brotherhood formulated principles that influenced the thought of Plato and Aristotle and contributed to the development of mathematics and Western rational philosophy. Pythagoras was classified as the first “true” mathematician. The contributions he made were noticeably important to the people

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Decent EssaysPythagoras was referred to as the first mathematician. Born on the island of Samos, Greece 569 BC, and died on between 500 BC AND 475 BC in Metapontum, Lucania, Italy. Pythagoras had between two to three brothers. Some historians believed Pythagoras was married to a women named Theano and had two children named Damo and Telauges who succeed Pythagoras as a teacher. Pythagoras was considered well educated, and played the Iyre, which is an instrument similar to the harp. He also knew poetry and recited

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