# What was the final Jeopardy relating to Pythagorean Theorem in the clue and the correct response was Who is the Wizard of Oz?

February 11 2011

The final Category was 1930s Films

The clue was: In this classic film, one of the characters tries to quote the Pythagorean theorem, but gets it wrong

The answer was: What was The Wizard of Oz

### Definition This is the mathematical relation relating the three sides a b c of a right triangle?

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### What shape does the Pythagorean theorem use?

The Pythagorean theorem uses the right triangle. Read More

### Was the Pythagorean Theorem proven?

Oh yes, the Pythagorean Theorem has been proven. Read More

### A proof that pythagorean theorem works?

See below for the related link for proof of the pythagorean theorem Read More

### How do you use a Pythagorean theorem with cube?

You can use pythagorean theorem twice to find the diagonal of a cube Read More

### How do pilots use Pythagorean Theorem?

they use pythagorean theorem to determine altitude and ground distance Read More

### Who formulated pythagorean theorem?

The Pythagorean theorem gets its name from the ancient Greek mathematician Pythagoras. He was one of the first to offer proof of the theorem. Read More

### What cultures used Pythagorean theorem?

The Greek, Babylonian, Indian, and Chines knew and used the Pythagorean Theorem. Read More

### Converse of Pythagorean Theorem?

The Pythagorean Theorem allows the mathematician to determine the value of the hypotenuse. The converse of the Pythagorean Theorem manipulates the formula so that the mathematician can use the values to determine that if the triangle is a right triangle. Read More

### Who named the pythagorean theorem?

pythagorean theorem was named from a greek mathemition called pythagorus (I think that's how you spell it) Read More

### Which character describes the Pythagorean Theorem in 'The Wizard of Oz'?

When the Scarecrow gets his brains, he recites the Pythagorean Theorem. Read More

### What is the difference in the distance formula and the Pythagorean theorem?

The difference in the distance formula and the pythagorean theorem is that the distance formula finds the distance between two points while the pythagorean theorem usually finds the hypotenuse of a right triangle. Read More

### In the pythagorean theorem is b twice of a?

In the Pythagorean Theorem b is not twice a. The formula is [ a squared + b squared = c squared]. Read More

### Who had the pythagorean theorem first?

Since the Pythagorean theorem is named after the Greek mathematician Pythagoras, it was reasonable to assume that he is the first person to have it. Read More

### How do architects use the pythagorean theorem?

Architects use the Pythagorean theorem to check distances, heights, etc...that cant be measured Read More

### Why can't the Pythagorean theorem be used without a right angle?

The Pythagorean theorem is actually the law of cos, where the angle is 90. Read More

### Who built the Pythagorean Theorem?

Tradition dictates that the Pythagorean Theorem was discovered by Pythagoras, a Greek mathematician, who lived around 570-495 BC. Read More

### What is the pythagorean theorem and where did it come from?

The Pythagorean Theorem is used to find side lengths of right triangles. It came from the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras. Read More

### Pythagoras was best known for the pythagorean what?

Pythagoras was well known for the Pythagorean Theorem. Read More

### What jobs use the Pythagorean Theorem?

You would use the Pythagorean Theorem when you are trying to determine the length of a side on a right triangle. OR You might use the Pythagorean Theorem if you are carpenter or builder. A carpenter might use the Pythagorean Theorem to find the length of the hypotenuse (longest side of the triangle) or the length of the wall or roof. Use can use this methed or theorem in any building situation. Read More

### How do the Pythagorean theorem relation to music?

There are quite a few ways that the Pythagorean Theorem can be seen and used in music. This theorem is often used to explain different pitches and pitch class relationships for example. Read More

### What was stated in the gougu theorem?

The gougu theorem was the Chinese version of the Pythagorean theorem, they stated the same principle Read More

### What theorem or postulate can be used to justify that the two triangles are congruent?

Pythagorean theorem Read More

### What countries use Pythagoras theorem?

Most countries recognize the Pythagorean Theorem Read More

### Can the pythagorean theorem can be used for any type of triangle?

No. The Pythagorean theorem applies only to right triangles...those containing a right angle (90 degrees). Read More

### Has anyone developed on the Pythagorean theorem after Euclid?

Yes. There are hundreds of proofs of the theorem: some were brought together by ES Loomes in a book called The Pythagorean Proposition. Read More

### Did da vinci have a proof for the pythagorean theorem?

A visual proof of the Pythagorean theorem, claimed to have been devised by the great genius of the Renaissance, Leonardo da Vinci. Read More

### What type of triangle is the pythagorean theorem?

The Pythagorean Theorem is not a triangle. It's a statement that describes a relationship among the lengths of the sides in any right triangle. Read More

### How do you find the perimeter of a parallelogram using Pythagorean theorem?

you can't, because the Pythagorean theorem is for right triangles and the triangles formed by the diagonal of a parallelogram are not right triangles. Read More