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Alternate method to compute hypotenuse to Pythagoras theorem: The Tamilian land, centuries before the dawn of the common era had built dams and dikes, palaces and great cities during the Sangam era. The great turrets in temples and great highways cannot be built without any
knowledge about Pythagoras theorem. To find the hypotenuse of a right-angle triangle independent of the Pythagoras theorem, which enunciate that sum of the square of both sides of the right angle will be equal to the square of the hypotenuse, of the triangle has been known by our
ancestors. It is not a simple task to find the square of a number, but finding the square root of a number is a herculean task. There is no simple formula to find the square root of a number. An ancient Tamil mathematician/poet #Pothayanar, who had lived 800 years before the
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