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## Is Baudhayan theorem is same as Pythagoras Theorem?

The Baudhāyana Sulba Sūtra states the rule referred to today in most of the world as the Pythagorean Theorem. The rule was known to a number of ancient civilizations, including also the Greek and the Chinese, and was recorded in Mesopotamia as far back as 1800 BCE.

### What is the Pythagorean Theorem called in China?

gou-gu theorem

Particularly of interest is its discussion of the right triangle theory in section one. While commonly referred to as the Pythagoras theorem in the Western World, it is known as the gou-gu theorem in ancient Chinese literature.

#### Should the Pythagorean Theorem be named after Pythagoras?

The Pythagorean Theorem is named after Pythagoras of Samos , a mathematician who was also a religious leader, and believed that all things in the universe were composed of numbers. (There are many different ways to prove this.)

**How Pythagoras theorem is wrong?**

The only way to falsify the answer is to change the assumptions. For example, Pythagoras’ theory is only true for right angled triangles on a flat plane. If you create a right angled triangle on a sphere, the proof can no longer be applied because you changed the assumptions.

**What does Baudhayan theorem related to?**

What is known as the Baudhayan theorem? Baudhayan Sulv Sutra (1000 BC) is today known as the Pythogorus theorem, which states that in a right-angled triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.

## What is Gougu Theorem?

The Gougu Theorem is that “in the right triangle, the sum of the squares of two right sides is equal to the square of the hypotenuse.” In other words, the three sides (a, b, c) of right-angled triangle satisfies the following equation: a2+b2=c2 Where a is called 勾/Gou, b is 股/Gu, and c is 弦/Xian.

### Who made Gougu Theorem?

This unit introduces Pythagoras’ Theorem by getting the student to see the pattern linking the length of the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle and the lengths of the other two sides.

#### How did Pythagoras create the Pythagorean theorem?

Pythagoras founded the Pythagorean School of Mathematics in Cortona, a Greek seaport in Southern Italy. The Pythagorean Theorem states that: “The area of the square built upon the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the areas of the squares upon the remaining sides.”

**Is Pythagoras theorem correct?**

It is not. It is a statement about the relationship between the lengths of the sides of a mathematical concept known as a right triangle. And the Pythagorean theorem is a mathematical theorem, not a scientific hypothesis.

**Who proved Pythagoras wrong?**

It was the first time that someone noticed that Pythagoras might be wrong. Hippasus then took a bold move. Instead of giving up on this annoying number, he tried to prove that it didn’t equal to the ratio of any two integers.