# Pythagoras's Theorem/Also known as

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## Pythagoras's Theorem: Also known as

**Pythagoras's Theorem** was known to the Pythagoreans as the **Theorem of the Bride**, from its numerological significance.

To the ancient Chinese it was called the **Gougu theorem**.

## Sources

- 1986: David Wells:
*Curious and Interesting Numbers*... (previous) ... (next): $5$ - 1992: David Wells:
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