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Angling for Pythagorean Triples

Use the double angle formula for the tangent to construct Pythagorean triples.

Old Node ID: 
831
Author(s): 
Dan Kalman (Augustana College)
Publication Date: 
Thursday, October 13, 2005
Original Publication Source: 
College Mathematics Journal
Original Publication Date: 
March, 1986
Subject(s): 
Algebra and Number Theory
Number Theory
Topic(s): 
Diophantine Problems, Pythagorean Triples
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Rating Count: 
21.00
Rating Sum: 
64.00
Rating Average: 
3.05
Author (old format): 
Dan Kalman
Applicable Course(s): 
4.3 Number Theory
Modify Date: 
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Average: 3.1 (21 votes)

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