# Who invented this rule - sum of the squares of the legs of a triangle is equal to the square of the hypotenuse

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It is known as

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The theorem is named after the ancient Greek mathematician Pythagoras.

Hence, it is called as pythagoras theorem which states that,

sum of the squares of the legs of a triangle is equal to the square of the hypotenuse.

But, also Indian mathematicians and Chinese mathematicians founded it independently, without knowing that of the pythagoras.

Hence, it is called as pythagoras theorem which states that,

sum of the squares of the legs of a triangle is equal to the square of the hypotenuse.

But, also Indian mathematicians and Chinese mathematicians founded it independently, without knowing that of the pythagoras.