What was Fermat's last theorem called?

Answer The popular name of Pierre de Fermat's last unproven theorem is, appropriately, Fermat's Last Theorem. In 1637, Fermat scribbled the theorem in the margins of a copy of a book he owned, and it went... Read More »

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What does the SSS Theorem mean in geometry?

The SSS Theorem stands for Side-Side-Side theorem. It states that if the three sides of one triangle are equivalent in measurement to the three sides of a different triangle, then the two triangles... Read More »

What Cultures Used the Pythagorean Theorem?

The Pythagorean theorem states that the square of the hypotenuse (longest side) of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. Even though this theorem is named afte... Read More »

How to Use the Pythagorean Theorem?

Over 2,500 years ago, the Greek mathematician Pythagoras formulated a theory still used today.The Pythagorean Theorem states the sum of the squares in a right triangle equals the square of the hypo... Read More »

How to Use Chebysheff's Theorem?

Chebysheff's Theorem is used in statistics to provide information about the spread of data around the mean when a histogram of the information is not bellshaped.