Reply to post: Re: Special cases

Forget trigonometry, 'cos Babylonians did it better 3,700 years ago – by counting in base 60!

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Re: Special cases

"Pythagoras noted a number of special triangles, such as 3:4:5, that have integer ratios in base 10."
The Egyptians beat Pythagoras to it; they used 3:4:5 for land surveying. Heck, I used it a lot when building my home 14 years ago.

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