Gap-fill exercise

Use the word in brackets to form a word that fits in the gap !

Pythagoras was a (PHILOSOPHY) born on the Aegean island of Samos. He was known as a great (MATHEMATICS) who has received (ADMIRE) for over 2000 years. As a young man he travelled a lot and was (GREAT) influenced by some (REMARK) ideas he came across in Egypt and Babylon.

Over time, he made (EXTEND) mathematical (INVESTIGATE) , which included "Pythagoras' Theorem" , a great (DISCOVER) stating that the square of the hypotenuse of a right angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares. In (ADD), Pythagoras was one of the earliest (SCIENCE) to suggest that the earth was a sphere (REVOLVE) around a central fire. Without doubt, his (CONTRIBUTE) to the scientific world will always be acknowledged.