Indian Science Congress, Pythagorean Theorem, Aviation, Cows & Gold and Stuffs Like That

TL;DR: Regarding some blunders at Indian Science Congress 2015. And some thoughts on if Indians really discovered Pythagorean Theorem. We need to discuss the latter part; yes! I woke up, like any other sane individual, woke up startled yesterday. At first it looked like a pun story, and I was confused whether somebody has mistakenly made the news […]

Bothaiyanaar Alternative to Pythagorean Theorem

Bothaiyanaar’s Alternative to Pythagorean Theorem Related post: It was quite accidentally, when reading about Pythagorean theorem, that I stumbled upon this amazingly simpler theorem which stands as an alternative to Pythagorean theorem. This was actually written by a Tamil poet – Bothaiyanaar – and is useful while calculating the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle. Note that […]

An Alternative to the Pythagorian Theorem by a Keralite Mathematics Teacher

I rose to read Mathrubhumi daily today, only to amuse myself for a Keralite Mathematics teacher – Mr. Rahumathulla – has devised an alternative to the well-known Pythagorian Theorem. The original theorem is supposed to be so minimalistic and unimprovable that even the fifth graders in our schools are given lectures on the same. But, […]