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  • ▬ ▬ ▬ ▬ ▬ ▬ ▬ ▬ ▬ ▬ ▬ These three are known as the pythagorean identities.

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  • The triplets of real numbers (a, b, c) which satisfy the above theorem is called pythagorean triplets.

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  • Once I figure out that winning percentage, I compare it to the winning percentage the team in question has - but - when doing that I don't consider the team's actual wins, I consider the wins they should have had, their "pythagorean" wins.


  • #21@David Coonce: We won 88 games last year with a lot of the same players, and it was a legit 88 wins, no pythagorean shenanigans.

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  • Pythagoras (of pythagorean theorm fame) supposedly had Hippasus executed for discovering the square root of 2 was irrational, it went against Pythagorean notions of numbers, and furthermore, one had no direct logical proof of irrationality, it was all through negative proof (much like ID's arguments) 2.

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  • Using the humanistic technique of history and reminiscence, this article traces the idiosyncracies of the pythagorean philosophy: the refusal to put law in writing, the use of hieroglyphs, the dependence upon oracular judgment, the belief in multiple lives, askesis and akousmata, and places them at the root of what is most emblematically common law.

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  • No player consistently exceeds my pythagorean expectations on a yearly basis like him.

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  • Heraclitus and Parmenides appear to have attacked pythagorean dualism, at least the dualism of contraries.

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  • If I know the components, then the total velocity can be found with the pythagorean theorem:

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  • The AL West won the most games on average but it was also the luckiest division, with the pythagorean wins coming in at 83.

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  • Pythagoras, the reputed inventor of music, heard beautiful sounds coming unexpectedly out of a blacksmith's shop. Weighing the anvils the smiths were striking, he discovered the harmonic ratios governing the perfect ('Pythagorean') consonances, as well as the whole step.
    Richard Taruskin, The Oxford History of Western Music

    November 16, 2008