• Reading Levels 3 - 5

Were Babylonians geniuses?

In around the year 570, a boy was born who would grow up to be one of the most influential Greek philosophers. Today, Pythagoras is known for his world-changing mathematics. But he was not the first to use it. This fascinating clip shows how a clay tablet proves ancient Babylonians were using Pythagoras' theorem — 1,000 years before Pythagoras was born.

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