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Question 1: In 2000, ________ released a coin with the shape of a right triangle.
UgandaNigeriaMozambiqueKenya

Question 2: The Pythagorean theorem is derived from the axioms of ________, and in fact, the Euclidean form of the Pythagorean theorem given above does not hold in non-Euclidean geometry.
Euclidean geometryEuclid's ElementsTarski's axiomsAlfred Tarski

Question 3: ________ has stated this proposition about acute, right, and obtuse triangles in this language:
Edsger W. DijkstraFred BrooksNiklaus WirthCharles Bachman

Question 4:
Which of the following titles did Pythagorean theorem have?
Member for Parramatta
Pythagorean theorem
Demolition Man
Suburban Myth

Question 5: [10] Bartel Leendert van der Waerden conjectures that these Pythagorean triples were discovered ________.
AlgebraAlgebraic structureVector spaceMathematics

Question 6: In mathematics, the Pythagorean theorem (in ________) or Pythagoras' theorem (in British English) is a relation in Euclidean geometry among the three sides of a right triangle (right-angled triangle in British English).
American EnglishEnglish languageAlaskaUnited States

Question 7: In an episode of The Simpsons, after finding a pair of ________'s glasses in a toilet at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant, Homer puts them on and quotes Oz Scarecrow's mangled version of the formula.
Henry KissingerGeorge MarshallJohn Foster DullesRichard Nixon

Question 8: In particular, ||v + w||2 = ||v||2 + ||w||2 if v and w are ________, although the converse is not necessarily true.
OrthogonalityEuclidean vectorVector spaceEigenvalue, eigenvector and eigenspace

Question 9: The Text to Speech software in ________ has a voice called Ralph that recites the theorem as its example speech.
QuickTimeSafari (web browser)Mac OS X ServerMac OS X

Question 10: During the ________, from 202 BC to 220 AD, Pythagorean triples appear in The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art, together with a mention of right triangles.
Ming DynastyTang DynastySong DynastyHan Dynasty







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