Where did Pythagoras get the idea for his theorem? Consider a square. Divide a side anywhere into two parts, name them, a and b.

# Tag: math

### Science

## Calculating with Numbers

The pleasure of calculation first came to me in the second grade. Sister Madonna had just taught the class multiplication with the number 2. That night before dinner and then after dinner, I was thick in a calculation frenzy. Starting with 1 times 2, then 2 times the result, then 2 times the result, and…