Asked in Pythagoras
How old was Pythagoras when he discovered Pythagoras theorem?
Pythagoras lived from 571 BCE to 495 BCE, so he was about 76 when he died. Pythagoras and his students are often said to have constructed the first proof of this useful theorem. Pythagoras had a school with many students. but the school was secretive, and the students gave their teacher for what they discovered. Because of this, we don't know exactly who did what and when. In any case, it is clear from their clay tablets that the Babylonians knew and used...