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Did the Babylonians know about the 3-4-5 triangle?

Maybe you caught it in the news recently. An amazing discovery revealing that ancient Babylonians (today’s Iraq) had used a form of trigonometry unknown until the recent interpretation of a stone engraving describing the process. Up until now the accepted theory was that trigonometry had originated with the Greeks. Well, not so. The Babylonian trig predated the Greek trig by at least 1,000 years!

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